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4th of July California Avocado Recipes

From potlucks and parades to picnics and parties, Fourth of July prep is popping up in the minds of hosts across the country.  We put together some recipes (using the only American-grown avocados!) perfect for quick prep and packing so you can trade your time spent over a fired-up grill for more time spent with friends and family watching fireworks and celebrating our freedom.  4th of...

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Memorial Day Menu with California Avocados

Memorial Day weekend is a time for remembrance and celebrating those who gave their lives to our country. And what brings people together better than food? This weekend,  surround yourself with friends, family and the beautiful California scenery.  And finally, break out the grill that’s been yearning to be used.  For Memorial Day weekend, give your grill what it really...

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Is It Safe to Eat the Avocado Seed?

We have received a lot of questions from consumers and dietitians lately asking us what we think about consuming the avocado seed/pit. So is it safe to eat the avocado seed? We don’t recommend it.Eating the Avocado Seed While this is presently a very popular topic and there is a body of evidence looking at extracts of the avocado seed, the fact is there is not enough research to...

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5 Recipes You May Have Missed From the 2015 California Avocado Season

With avocado recipes quickly coming out of our test kitchen during the California Avocado season, it’s easy for a few to get lost in the shuffle. That’s why I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the recipes we may not have featured here on The Scoop, in case you missed them.Here are the top 5 recipes you may have missed this California Avocado season.California...

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