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California Avocado Acai Bowl

I love a good acai bowl. If you’ve never had one, it may be time to jump on the bandwagon!  An acai bowl is a smoothie that you eat with a spoon out of bowl that features the acai berry, a superfood that hails from Brazil (as does the acai bowl). Acai berries are highly perishable so are usually frozen or freeze-dried so that they can be exported. They are lauded for...

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Summer Bibimbap with California Avocado

Bibimbap (“bee-beem-bawp”) is a Korean dish that is almost as fun to say as it is to eat and translates to “mixed rice.” In celebrating California Avocado’s versatility, bibimbap is the quintessential rice bowl—a bowl of warm rice topped with an assortment of different cooked, raw and pickled vegetables and proteins and a sweet and savory sauce...

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California Avocado Chow Chow Relish

One of the things that I love about traveling is discovering new foods. Whether it be on the other side of the world or one state over, there is always something new to taste and fall in love with. While living in Memphis about 12 years ago, I was wandering through a farmer’s market and one of the vendors was selling jarred preserves, pickles, and relishes. They had little samples set out to...

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Cherry Almond California Avocado Frappe

Spring always makes me think of cherry blossom season in Japan, which on a side note is one of the most spectacular sights. Thinking of cherry blossoms gets me craving cherries.  One of my favorite ways to use cherries is in a frappe. A frappe is basically a fruit milkshake. But doesn’t frappe (“fraw-pay”) sound so much more sophisticated? Frappes usually fall into two...

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