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Chicken and Avocado Vietnamese Salad

When it’s hot out, how better to cool down than with a fresh summer salad? This dish pairs ripe California Avocados with bold Vietnamese flavors. Start with a mound of crunchy Napa cabbage topped with slices of grilled chicken, cubes of cool avocado and tangy pickled carrots and radish. Then drizzle over a punchy dressing made with fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic and...

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Bacon and Avocado Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are often thought of as an appetizer for cocktail or dinner parties; however, they can also be a tasty addition to any Sunday brunch spread. In this recipe, the creamy filling combines mashed up egg yolks, ripe California Avocados, mayo, crispy bacon, lime juice, cayenne pepper and cilantro. The avocado adds a pleasant nutty flavor to the filling while reducing the amount of mayo...

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Green Pizza with California Avocados

Summer is nearly here, and with it, a bounty of delicious green things including California Avocados! Although you can purchase avocados and asparagus year-round, they are in season in the US during the spring and summer months.This pizza recipe starts with a simple base of mozzarella, Parmesan and chopped asparagus spears. The asparagus turns tender and golden in spots as it cooks in a super hot...

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Bagels with Smoked Salmon and Herbed Avocado Spread

Bagels, smoked salmon (or lox!) and cream cheese are a classic combination perfect for Sunday brunch or a special breakfast occasion. The next time you want to indulge, try swapping out the simple cream cheese for this Herbed Avocado Spread. Smooth and rich, the spread is mainly made of nutrient-dense California Avocado along with just a bit of soft cream cheese.  Adding part avocado to the...

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