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Walnut Topped Avocado Brownies

When you have kids, getting good food in them is sometimes a challenge. When you have 2 kids it’s nearly mission impossible.My kids know I put spinach in their pizza sauce and butternut squash in their mac & cheese. It’s not a secret at my house. My oldest will even sarcastically ask what the healthy addition is when I make cookies or cupcakes and laugh at how his mom geeks out...

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​Cuban-Inspired Grilled Cheese with an Avocado Twist

The grilled cheese is a classic. Golden brown crust and a gooey cheesy center; it’s the quintessential sandwich in its simplicity.  I grew up eating old-fashioned grilled cheeses. You know, white bread, American singles cooked with a pat of butter in an old fashioned non-stick skillet. I’d have a bowl of tomato soup on the side or in the summer carrot sticks and not the &ldquo...

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Eggplant Chicken Chili with California Avocado

When you think chili you probably think beef, peppers, and depending on where you are, beans. You probably don’t think eggplant. Right? I mean who puts eggplant in chili?  Well, I do! Eggplant has a wonderful ability to absorb any flavor you throw at it, just like a sponge. It’s versatile, bulks up meals with an extra serving of vegetables and thickens naturally. That’s...

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California Avocado Summer Wrap

Did you know avocado is technically a fruit? Actually, I just found out it’s considered a berry which may be why it pairs beautifully with other berries like my all-time favorite, the blueberry.  From muffins to salsa this duo packs a punch of awesomeness and takes some rather ordinary dishes to a whole new level.  In the summer, however, there’s a third fruit many may...

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