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Chimichurri Cucumber Noodles with Shrimp, Avocado and Hearts of Palm

Chimichurri Cucumber Noodles with Shrimp...

Author: Dara Michalski

Chimichurri cucumber noodles are fantastic on their own, but when you add creamy avocado, shrimp and hearts of palm, you have a magical summertime dinner recipe. The flavors meld together so well in this healthy, fresh recipe.

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Healthy Lettuce Cups

Healthy Lettuce Cups

Author: Kristen Doyle

Fresh, flavorful, colorful and delicious… you can’t go wrong with these lettuce cups for a perfect summer meal. Try making these with chicken if your family is like mine and prefers a little meat in their meals. However, you should give chickpeas (garbanzo beans) a try for a really tasty vegetarian option. Either way, you’ll want to keep this recipe handy, because no matter which option you choose, both are easy and delicious. Enjoy!

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Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Author: Dara Michalski

A mayo-free version of a classic dressing, with creamy avocado!

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British Guacamole

British Guacamole

Classic guacamole is popular in Britain. This recipe for "British Guacamole" was created as a dip for traditional British fish and chips. It also embraces the addition of peas to guacamole… always with California Avocados as part of the recipe!

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Lebanese Guacamole

Lebanese Guacamole

Sumptuous flavors of Lebanese cuisine, including roasted peppers, garlic, chick peas and spices blend with Fresh California Avocados in this zesty guacamole.

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Moroccan Guacamole

Moroccan Guacamole

Ras al hanout seasoning, the signature spice blend from Morocco, is the star of this flavorful guacamole - along with California Avocados, of course! 

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Nordic Guacamole

Nordic Guacamole

This very simple guacamole is a California twist on the flavors of the Nordic diet. It is delicious for dipping or can be used as a spread on sandwiches or topping for grilled fish.

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Traditional Guacamole

Traditional Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

A traditional guacamole filled with wholesome ingredients and heart-healthy avocado is simply delicious and comes together in just a couple of minutes. Give me a scoop, I'm going in!

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Avocado Stuffed with Mediterranean Pickled Veggies

Avocado Stuffed with Mediterranean Pickled...

Author: California Avocado Commission

Creamy California Avocado stuffed with crunchy pickled vegetables makes a zesty salad or side dish that's ready in a flash. What a great vegan/vegetarian treat with zero cholesterol, an excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamin K (20% DV) along with a good source of vitamin C (15% DV) and potassium (11% DV). If you like this, try one of the other four recipes shown in the photo.

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Scrambled Egg Stuffed Avocado

Scrambled Egg Stuffed Avocado

Author: California Avocado Commission

Sautéed veggies and soft scrambled eggs in a California Avocado half make a satisfying breakfast choice. This simple half avocado breakfast provides an excellent source of vitamin C (45% DV), dietary fiber (24% DV and a good source of potassium (14% DV) and vitamin D (10% DV, two key nutrients your body needs. If you like this, try one of the other four recipes shown in the photo.

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Creamy California Avocado Sauce

Creamy California Avocado Sauce

Author: Dara Michalski

California Avocados make a delicious, creamy base for sauces and spreads.

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California Avocado Greek Yogurt and Spinach Dip

California Avocado Greek Yogurt and...

Author: Michelle Dudash, RDN

Greek yogurt and avocado lighten up this classic party dip that is packed with an excellent source of Vitamin A (85% DV), Vitamin K (180% DV) and Folate (25% DV).

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California Avocado Mayo

California Avocado Mayo

Author: Chris Scheuer

California Avocado Mayo is a fresh, low-fat and low-sodium nutritious substitute for regular mayonnaise with 2.5 g of total fat, and all of it is “good fat.” It’s delicious and adds a beautiful gourmet touch to sandwiches, salads, appetizers and just about anything else you’d usually use mayonnaise for.

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Chili Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Chili Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Author: Diane Boyd, Registered Dietitian from Wilmington's

If you’re planning another backyard BBQ or pool party this summer, don’t sweat the small stuff. Keep it simple, delicious, and nutritious. My appetizing chili lime shrimp and avocado salad can be made in less than 20 minutes and most of this is prep time. Enjoy your summer!!!

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Grilled Ribeye Steaks with Avocado Goat Cheese Topping

Grilled Ribeye Steaks with Avocado Goat...

Author: California Avocado Commission

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California Avocado Ranch Dressing

California Avocado Ranch Dressing

Author: California Avocado Commission

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California Avocado Angel Eggs

California Avocado Angel Eggs

Author: Chris Scheuer

A delicious, new twist on an old classic. Smooth and creamy deviled eggs with no mayo, but lots of fabulous flavor. We think they’re so heavenly, we changed the name to “Angel Eggs”.  Contains 15% DV Protein.

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Cajun Guacamole

Cajun Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

This recipe celebrates the union of guacamole and Cajun cuisine, with California Avocados, peppers, onion, tomatoes, garlic and, of course, some cayenne pepper and Louisiana-style hot sauce.

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French Guacamole

French Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

Aromatic shallots and tarragon and a little dry vermouth are flavors that shine together with California Avocados in this guacamole. Served with toasted baguettes and it can feel like you're at a café in Paris.

 

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Italian Guacamole

Italian Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

Fresh California Avocados combine with classic Italian flavors like tomato, basil, oregano and garlic for a delicious change of pace. Italian guacamole is delicious for dipping, as a spread for avocado toast and even on pizza!

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By: California Avocado Commission

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Date: 07.10.2018

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Summer Vegetable California Avocado Frittata

Frittatas cover so many nutrient bases, and are also perfect for those who have multiple dietary restrictions. 

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Date: 07.05.2018