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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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How to Use California Avocados to Superfood Swap Your Diet

Have you ever felt like the food police? You know what I mean, right? Labeling foods as “good versus bad” and banning those that don’t fit into a societal mold of what we’re “told to eat”. Well my friends, don’t surrender! I’m here to tell you that as a registered dietitian nutritionist, you can certainly incorporate all the foods you...

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15 Heart-Check Certified Avocado Recipes

California Avocado fans have long said that California Avocados are good for you and, for years health professionals have called them healthy. Now California Avocados are Heart-Check certified by the American Heart Association®.     More than 20 years ago, American Heart Association® established the Heart-Check mark, which gives consumers an easy and reliable way to identify...

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