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How to Ripen an Avocado Faster

Have you ever had cravings for freshly made guacamole and had to wait a whole week to enjoy? Perhaps you’ve also heard of the internet hack of microwaving the avocado to ripen it faster? We’ll be sharing tips on how to naturally accelerate your California Avocados’ ripeness and dispel some myths along the way. You’ll learn that the tried and true way to ripen an...

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Avocado Serving Size Update

 The News is Out!Avocados Deliver a Good Source of Fiber & Folate with an Official New Serving Size!Yes it’s true – Avocados recently got a much needed serving size makeover. Drum roll please…As of July 26, 2016, the avocado serving size is officially 1/3 of a medium avocado, or 50 grams of avocado, which is great news for avocado lovers because one serving of this...

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Is It Safe to Eat the Avocado Seed?

We have received a lot of questions from consumers and dietitians lately asking us what we think about consuming the avocado seed/pit. So is it safe to eat the avocado seed? We don’t recommend it.Eating the Avocado Seed While this is presently a very popular topic and there is a body of evidence looking at extracts of the avocado seed, the fact is there is not enough research to...

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5 Favorite California Avocado Recipes

Picking a favorite when it comes to recipes that include avocados is a tough one for me because I love them all. But I knuckled down and played tough and have come up with a list of my 5 favorites, excluding the recipes I’ve been sharing here over the past California Avocado season.Any avocado recipe list would be incomplete without a guacamole recipe, because c’mon, avocados were...

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