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5 Reasons for Men to Enjoy California Avocados

Having grown up with five brothers, I witnessed their strong aversion to any food that was green in color. Once I became a dietitian, my challenge was to end the long-held belief that green foods were only for the ladies. Working predominantly with male clients, I discovered, quite quickly actually, the green food that most men liked to eat more of: the avocado.So, in honor of my brothers and my...

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Update Your Salad Style: 5 Avocado Salad Recipes

I’m a big fan of salads. They are a fresh, delicious way to get my seasonal veggies in and I try to top them with a substantial protein. Besides chopping time and the occasional hand-cramp when chopping in a hurry, it is a pretty easy meal!When it comes to salad and avocados, most people I encounter think of sliced avocado on a bed of greens and various veggies. However, California Avocados...

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How Avocado Oil is Made

Avocado oil is a topic we’re asked about frequently.We’ll hear things like “how is avocado oil made?” or “how can I get some?” There are lots of recipes online for making avocado oil at home, so we’ll sometimes get “can I make avocado oil at home?” usually followed by “what’s the difference between the recipes I see online and the...

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3 DIY Avocado Beauty Tips & Tricks

I was going through some archived brochures and material in the California Avocado Commission office and discovered a booklet of avocado beauty tips and DIY spa-worthy recipes. Although the design was pretty dated, the content is still very relevant, especially as the winter weather can wreak havoc on the skin.Below are three DIY avocado beauty elixirs with printable cards. So, sip on a smoothie...

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