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Green Garlic Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Dill

We’re lucky to have such an abundance of gorgeous seasonal produce here in California. One of my favorite seasonal treats during the spring months (aside from California Avocados!) is green garlic. Farmers harvest the garlic before it’s fully matured, and the resulting, fully-edible stalk has a fresh and mild garlic flavor.Here, I’ve cooked some simple scrambled eggs with green...

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California Avocado Sushi Snacks Recipe

Making sushi at home can be a daunting task, but there is a way to enjoy a similar experience with minimal effort. Meet the Avocado Sushi Snacks. The base of each snack stacks up as follows: Roasted seaweed snack sheets Day-old rice Fiber-rich California Avocados, sliced and sprinkled with lime juiceFrom there, you can really have some fun with the toppings.Sea salt, fresh herbs, sriracha...

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with California Avocado Lime Butter

As the weeks of spring grow closer to summer here in California, I find myself more and more drawn to my backyard grill. The smell of the smoke, the heat of the coals, the taste of the char. We can certainly grill year-round in the Golden State, but I love it the most during late-spring and summer. Especially for a picnic or a holiday gathering.With summer holidays right around the corner, one of...

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Coconut, California Avocado and Lime Granita

A granita is an Italian shaved ice dessert that’s very simple to prepare with no special equipment needed!  Start by blending up a ripe California Avocado with coconut milk, sugar syrup, lime zest, lime juice and spiced rum. This mixture is then poured into a baking dish and set in the freezer. Every 30 minutes, you scrape the mixture with a fork to create ice crystals. After a few...

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