For those who can’t get enough of everyone’s favourite brunch staple, here are a few uses for the creamy green goodness that don’t involve spreading it on sourdough. Consider this a little inspiration for avocado lovers everywhere.

1. Try an avocado facial for a superfood boost. Packed with vitamins E, A and B, avocados are perfect for protecting skin, removing dead skin cells and the high fat content means moisture is locked in for longer. Also suitable for those with sensitive skin, keep you face hydrated by making your own avocado mask at home. Alternatively for a professional fix try the Avocado Firming Facial at Karkloof Safari Villas and Spa which promises to boost elasticity, suppleness and hydration.

2. From avocado brownies to no bake avocado cheesecake, if you haven’t tried mixing avocado into your sweet recipes you are seriously missing out. Avocado offers the key ingredient for many delicious, easy and no mess sweet treats. To make an avocado pudding mix up some avocado, cacao for sweetness and a squeeze of lemon to create a rich, smooth and creamy dessert.

• 2 large ripe avocados
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 50g cacao powder

3. Create a delicious ice cream alternative with avocado suitable for vegans, plus you don’t even need an ice cream maker for it. Get ready for summer with this perfect mix of sweet and savoury.

Simply blend 2 ripe avocados, condensed milk and lemon juice together, add cream and mix together. Pop into the freezer and leave overnight to set. Keep in the freezer for a delicious summer pick me up!

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