Avocado Tips and Recipes from Chef Pati Jinich of Pati’s Mexican Table


I love avocados. Not only are they delicious, but they are healthy too! There are so many great ways to prepare and eat avocados, especially for breakfast to start your day! Chef Pati Jinich, host of Pati’s Mexican Table, has answered some of my avocado questions and I just had to share with you! She also included some amazing breakfast recipes for you to try!!


Chopped egg & avo sandwich

Cheese scramble

Avo mang and berry smoothie


Avo oatmeal and agave pancake


The USDA states 44% of Americans eat breakfast every day. This means over half of the American population skips the most important meal of the day! According to a recent study conducted by Harvard School of Public Health, “Skipping breakfast may lead to one or more risk factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes, which may in turn lead to a heart attack over time.”

So, if you’re just looking for new tips to jump start your day and boost your metabolism, author and host of Pati’s Mexican Table, Chef Pati Jinich, will be showcasing unique quick and easy recipe ideas for spring time breakfasts with a very special ingredient: Avocados! From eggs and pancakes, to parfaits and smoothies, fresh avocados from Mexico can be incorporated into any of your morning go-to meals. They’re an extremely versatile fruit that adds creamy, rich texture and nearly 20 good-for you nutrients taking your morning favorites to the next level.

On Friday, March 14, 2014, Jinich will share recipes and discuss:
• Healthy benefits and facts about avocados.
• How do I choose avocados or how do I know they are ripe?
• Ways to spruce up eggs and omelets with fresh ingredients.
• Substitute avocados for dairy when making pancakes for a fluffy and tasty alternative.
• In a hurry? Try a morning smoothie for a filling breakfast on-the-go.

Pati Jinich was born and raised in Mexico and comes from a family of accomplished cooks. She is the host of a highly popular PBS series called Pati’s Mexican Table, a culinary program which consists of cooking demonstrations, tasting dinners and workshops, and has appeared on The Chew, The Talk, The Better Show, The Today Show. Jinich has also been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Eater, and The Daily Meal.