Avocado Egg Salad

Avocado Egg Salad - low carb, Keto and Paleo friendly

Avocado Egg Salad

This rich and creamy Avocado Egg Salad makes the perfect side dish or protein-packed lunch. Even better - it’s low carb, Keto and Paleo-friendly.


  • 2 small avocados, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 5-6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and diced
  • 8 strips cooked thick cut bacon, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Fresh salt and fresh pepper, to taste


  1. Hard boil the eggs by covering with an inch of water and bringing to a rolling boil. Turn off the heat and keep covered for 10-12 minutes before placing in an ice bath.
  2. Meanwhile, dice the avocados and place into a bowl with the Greek yogurt and lemon juice. Mix until blended and creamy
  3. Peel and dice the eggs. Place into a medium sized mixing bowl along with the chopped bacon and cilantro.  
  4. Mix the avocado mixture into the dry mixture until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.

This rich & creamy Avocado Egg Salad makes the perfect side dish or protein-packed lunch. Even better – it’s low carb, Keto- & Paleo-friendly.

Low Carb, Keto-Friendly Egg Salad with Avocados

A big thank you to Nellie’s Free Range Eggs for sponsoring this recipe. All opinions are mine alone.

Is anyone else out there sticking with their healthy eating resolutions for the year? I’m a little behind the ball and just starting to make improvements to my diet. I tend to get really bored when I try to eat healthier, so I’m constantly trying to switch things up.  Today, I’m super excited to share my latest healthy recipe – an amazing Avocado Egg Salad.

The Avocado Egg Salad is a rich, creamy recipe that’s perfect as a side dish, or for a protein-packed lunch.

Avocado Egg Salad - low carb, Keto and Paleo friendly

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Simple “slice’ sandwich for lunch on the go

This post was sponsored by Sargento as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Today I’m going to share a delicious meal I’ve found myself making on the regular this summer: Avocado Toast Sandwich.

I’ve been trying to eat a little healthier lately because, well, swimsuit season. But, this sandwich is so good, you’ll make it even when you’re not trying to be good. Plus, it’s great for picnics and on-the go lunches…which is great, because it feels like we’re always on the go.

AVOCADO TOAST SANDWICH: Simple Sliced Sandwich | Five Marigolds

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So Fresh and So Clean: Healthy Recipes My Kids Actually Like!

When that dinner bell hits, does it bring out terror in you? You have a hungry family, and nothing ready to go, so off to the drive thru for you? 

Then, add the mom guilt of eating fast food when you want to serve your family healthy meals. It’s enough to make you want to hide, right? Yeah, me too. We all have those days. 

However, we are here to help you save the day! These healthy recipes for kids and families are just what you need. We have loads of healthy dinner ideas that you will feel great about serving your family, and keep you from fearing that dinner bell ever again. 

We have healthy recipes for kids that are easy to toss in the crockpot in the morning and get on with your day, as well as recipes that are ready in less than 30 minutes for those on the go days. 

I am sharing some of our favorite healthy meals for kids, and I know you will find them to be hits in your family, too! Be sure to let us know which one was your favorite!

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My Gym Essentials

Lately I’ve been trying to make an effort to be more physically active as a family. After all, the family that plays together stays together. Also, losing weight after three babies is no joke.  I try to keep a bag packed at all time to grab those quick opportunities to get some gym time. In addition to packing a super simple diaper bag to drop off with the kids at the gym child care center, here are the must-haves I keep in my gym bag (clockwise, from top):

  1. Beats by Dre and my iPhone with Kate Spade case: For listening to my favorite tunes – I love Pandora’s Hip Hop BBQ!
  2. Baggu Classic Tote Bag in bright pink: It’s not your average gym bag, but I love the way this lightweight tote carries a ton, takes up very little space in those tiny gym lockers, and is easy to throw in the wash.
  3. Contigo Autoseal Water Bottle – My absolute favorite water bottle! I have two, and am think about getting another since these are always in use. I love the way this bottle opens only at the touch of a button and seals when the button is released.
  4. Under Armour Braided Headband – Since I usually go to a gym in the morning with unruly beadhead, I count on this headband for keeping me somewhat presentable (I use presentable very loosely).
  5. Gym Shoes – These Nike tennis shoes are oldies but goodies. However, lately I’ve been restraining myself now from adding another pair of gym shoes to my collection.
  6. Polar FT4 Heart Rate Monitor – I’ve had great luck with this monitor and like being able to monitor my heart rate for high intensity interval training.

That’s my gym bag in a nutshell.  What do you carry in your gym bag?

What's in my Gym Bag | Five Marigolds

What’s in my Gym Bag | Five Marigolds