Fertility

Feast, Fuel, Fertility Challenge – Part 3: How to eat avocado for fertility – The avocado grilled cheese recipe to add into your rotation

Emma Harpham, in partnership with Gyna  |  3 Feb 2024


Amongst all of the fertility-friendly food options options, there’s one creamy contender that definitely deserves its moment in the spotlight – avocado. From the avocado female fertility benefits (think womb lining and egg quality) to how to eat avocado for fertility as part of a fertility meal plan, this superfood really does tick all the boxes.

How to eat avocado for fertility 

When it comes to how to eat avocado for fertility, we’re leaning on Gyna, the team behind a wide selection of fertility-boosting recipes, and our partner in the Feast, Fuel, Fertility – The Gyna 6-week Challenge.

Incorporating avocados into your diet for fertility is not only beneficial (as we found out below) but also deliciously versatile. You can spread mashed avocado on whole-grain toast for a satisfying breakfast, blend it into smoothies with fertility-friendly berries and fruits, toss slices into salads, or indulge in homemade guacamole.

Today though, we’re focusing on the humble sandwich, but this time, with a twist. Here’s our next fertility superfood spotlight, courtesy of a bonus recipe from team Gyna. Want to learn more? Take the Gyna quiz and unpack a library of delicious meal ideas and recipes, all designed to boost your fertility.

Before you tuck in, the recipe and information shared below originally appeared on Gyna.co as part of their delicious recipe collection. Take the quiz and unlock the full collection, as well as 101 nutritional support and bite-size course steps. 

Avocado female fertility

Avocado female fertility benefits

The 101 with Team Gyna

Avocados are a fantastic source of vitamin E, which studies have shown can be beneficial in improving the lining of the uterus. 

Avocados are also great sources of magnesium, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-3, which are good for hormonal balance; and folate, which is good for egg quality.

Avocado Grilled Cheese with Buffalo Sauce 

This easy lunch recipe is quick and oh-so-satisfying. Be sure to use a gluten-free bread for this, and it will also be super nutritious. There are usually plenty of gluten-free bread options at the store – have fun picking one out that offers you the most nutrition (we’re talking about nuts and seeds, interesting herbs or spices, and a gluten-free flour with a good amount of protein).

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Makes: one serving

Ingredients

Sandwich:

  • 2 slices gluten-free or grain-free bread
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese, or substitute vegan cheese
  • 1 avocado


Buffalo Sauce:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
Avocado Grilled Cheese with Buffalo Sauce

Instructions

  1. Prep the sandwich. Spread olive oil on both slices of bread on one side. Then, on the opposite side of one piece, add mashed avocado. Place that piece oil-side down in a nonstick skillet. Add the cheese on top of the avocado spread, then the last piece of bread oil side up.
  2. Cook the sandwich. Do this until the cheese is melted, approximately 2 minutes per side.
  3. Make the sauce. Whisk all sauce ingredients together until mixture is smooth.
  4. Serve. Pair the grilled cheese with the buffalo sauce, and enjoy!

Follow the Feast, Fuel, Fertility Challenge

Look out for the next fertility superfood spotlight, in part 4. 

If you’re cooking along with us, share your pics and reviews on Insta, tag @gyna_fertility and @fertility.theribbonbox to get involved.

Want more fertility-boosting recipes? As a TRB reader you can take the Gyna Fertility Quiz for FREE here. You’ll get a personalized fertility plan and hundreds of delicious fertility recipes, all designed to help you get pregnant, faster.

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