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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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Light and Fluffy California Avocado Dinner Rolls

I love experimenting with California Avocados in new recipes, but especially baked goods.  I first started my foray into including avocados in baked goods a few years ago, but only recently did I get really adventurous and try adding avocados into bread machine yeast bread recipes. The experiments have been a huge success, resulting in yeast bread recipes that are light, fluffy and flavorful...

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Avocado Scones

For months, my family’s Sunday morning routine involved homemade scones. Filled with blueberries or peaches, dotted with chocolate chips or crystalized ginger or spiced up with cinnamon and nutmeg, we always looked forward to a batch of fresh scones, warm from the oven. And, truth be told, the scones were so buttery, rich and sweet that I often served them up as dessert. Warm scones with...

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Double Chocolate Avocado Muffins

Today I’m sharing with you my favorite chocolate muffin recipe, but with a small change. These muffins are rich, moist, chocolatey, and they are made a little healthier with the use of fresh, California Avocados. One of my favorite ways to use avocados is as a baking substitute for butter or oil. The rich flavors California Avocado won’t interfere, in fact the baked goods taste just...

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