07 / 27 / 2016
Courtesy of our friend Trish Farano, NDTRRhetorical question #1: Are you always looking for ways to include healthier ingredients into what you feed your kids? (And actually what you feed you…)Rhetorical question #2: Aren’t we all?I recently tackled making over a traditional brownie by substituting California Avocado in for the butter that would normally be in the recipe. You may not...
The Dietary Guidelines and California Avocados
Written by our friend Andrea N. Giancoli, MPH, RD
We’re spreading the word about California Avocados’ starring role in a healthy diet that fits right in with the latest 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) to:
Follow a healthy eating pattern across the lifespan
Focus on variety, nutrient density and amount you consume
Limit calories from...
Avocado Key Lime Pie Smoothie Bowl
Written by our friends Liz Weiss, MS, RD and Janice Newell-Bissex, MS, RD, The Meal Makeover Moms
Are you still eating breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert from plates? If you are, you're missing out on one of the coolest culinary trends to hit kitchen tables this decade: Bowls! Everyone from food bloggers, cookbook authors and home cooks to restaurant chefs and food trucks is...
8 Reasons Why California Avocados are a Superfood
05 / 16 / 2016
Written by our friend Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN
Certain words like “antioxidants,” “phytonutrients,” and “probiotics,” have become part of our everyday language. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I know they are good for us, yet most people don’t know what those terms mean. The same goes for the word, “superfood.”What Makes Avocados...