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California Avocado Milkshake

It’s blazing hot around here, making it less likely that I’m getting near my oven. When summer is at its hottest I love having cold sweet treat options on hand. Enter my avocado milkshake.Until I started traveling in Asia in my early twenties, I had always considered avocados to be an ingredient that belonged in savory dishes. In Asia I was exposed to several variations on an avocado...

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The Avocado: Fruit or Vegetable?

Every so often, someone will write me or ask me at a California Avocado Festival: is it true that the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable?Yes, the Avocado is a fruit!Confirmed: the California Avocado is a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable, belonging to the genus Persea in the Lauraceae family. And did you know? The avocado is actually a berry!* Avocados are considered a fruit because they fit...

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