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California Avocado Calories are Quality Calories

Calories. We all need them. But how you reach your calorie requirements in a delicious, satisfying way is another story. There are infinite ways to meet your calorie needs, but rather than obsessing about every single thing you eat and drink, it’s easier and more enjoyable to eat mostly whole foods. These foods generally have not been processed and contain no added ingredients.  You may...

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Healthy Muffin Recipe with Butternut Squash and Avocado

Get a ‘Boost’ from Your FoodsI love to bake these gluten-free savory Butternut Squash Avocado muffins for my family because it makes me feel good knowing that they’re enjoying them just as much as they would any pastry. The difference is that this muffin contains the added benefit of combining ingredients that work hand-in-hand with each other. The avocado acts as a &ldquo...

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Fill Up on Good Fat with Avocados 

Have you heard? You no longer need to fear fat…because fat is BACK! That’s right! Dietary fat, the macronutrient that consumers shunned throughout the low-fat and fat-free craze of the 1990s, is making a comeback! Healthcare professionals used to advocate for a “low-fat” diet as a way to help prevent heart disease. Research about cardiovascular disease (CVD...

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Thai Peanut Shrimp Stuffed California Avocados

When I have a batch of California Avocados in my kitchen, it’s hard not to plow through them with nothing but a spoon and a salt shaker. I know I’m not alone in this! The flavor and creamy texture are irresistible. So, when I incorporate California Avocados into a recipe, I take care not to cover up those distinctive characteristics that have made me a lifelong fan.I think it’s...

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