Easy, delicious and unexpected recipes with California Avocados.

Tips for the Perfect Summer BBQ

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Summer just isn’t summer without getting together with friends, enjoying great food and making memories. So what are you waiting for? Invite your friends over, fire up the grill and serve this delicious avocado potato salad. It’s perfect with burgers, hot dogs, chicken and pork. Ok, it’s great with sausage sandwiches, too. They always seem […]

Avocado Spring Rolls with Two Dipping Sauces


As far as fruits go, there are few that are as versatile as the characteristically creamy and flavorful California Avocado. They are simple, rich, and velvety and pair especially well with a wide range of ingredients – sweet, tart, bitter and crunchy – for new taste sensations. At America’s Test Kitchen, we add California Avocados […]

MyPlate Recipes Featuring California Avocados

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You may have heard the MyPlate recommendation to “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables,” and findings from a recent consumer survey from the International Food Information Council shows that more than four out of five people are trying to achieve this goal by making an effort to eat more of these important food groups. […]

California Avocados As Part of a Balanced, Gluten-Free Diet


Are Avocados Gluten Free? Yes. As a whole fresh fruit, California Avocados are a gluten-free alternative for ingredients containing gluten. According to the Mayo Clinic, those who follow gluten-free diets may have low levels of certain vitamins and nutrients including fiber, folate and riboflavin – found in naturally gluten-free California Avocados (8%, 6% and 4% […]

Grilled Avocado Pizza


I can only count a few things that are as delicious as a well-made pizza. With melty cheese, crispy yet chewy crust and fresh toppings, I could absolutely 100-percent-without-a-doubt eat pizza every single day.  When summer comes around though, the last thing I want to do is spend any measure of time next to a […]

Quick & Easy, Juicy Avocado Turkey Burgers

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California Avocado Turkey Burgers Filled with Mushrooms and Endless Umami Flavor Summertime is here and the 4th of July is going to be here before we know it! I’m looking forward to cooking up some recipe favorites for the holiday and to tasting delicious new recipes submitted for the third annual All American Recipe Contest. […]

And the Winners of the Cutting-Edge Culinary Recipe Contest Are…

Grilled Avocado Caprese

Last week, we shared a round-up of some of the delectable recipes entered in our Cutting-Edge Culinary FitBloggin’ Recipe Contest as part of our sponsorship of the FitBloggin conference, taking place right now in Savannah, Georgia. After careful review of the competitive entries, we’re thrilled to announce the grand prize winner: Grand Prize Winner Alyssa […]

California Avocados and the Too Hot Tamales make for one amazing 4th of July!

California Avocado and Tomato Salad with Crispy Crumbs and Bacon Vinaigrette

July 4th is just around the corner, and chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger have some great new recipe ideas to amp up your holiday celebrations. Avocados are an ideal all-American ingredient for any July 4th menu, and truly add something special to any occasion. “I make no secret of my affection for California […]

Bloggers Cook-Up Recipes Featuring California Avocados

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This year, we are thrilled to be a sponsor at the FitBloggin’ 14 conference in Savannah, Georgia from June 26- June 29. We cannot wait to meet the wellness, nutrition, fitness and food-loving blogger attendees from across the country. Leading up to the conference, we challenged FitBloggin’ 14 attendees to participate in our “Cutting-Edge Culinary […]