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Chicharrones-Encrusted Avocado

Chicharrones-Encrusted Avocado

Author: Liz Prueitt

When I came up with this recipe, I was thinking about things that are encrusted, such as Scotch eggs, potato crusted fish, etc. while eating avocado. The chicharrones seemed like a good idea because of the contrast of crunch and salt.

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California Avocado Grain Bowl

California Avocado Grain Bowl

Author: Tasting Table Content Studio

There's no denying the allure of the grain bowl: It’s fresh, quick, convenient and, perhaps most importantly, beautiful. This summer grain bowl will seriously upgrade your lunch game. The dish begins with a base of red quinoa, from there, roasted Hasselback zucchini, sweet and charred corn, ripe tomatoes, and a colorful variety of radishes pile on an assortment of vibrant textures and flavors. California Avocados sliced on top adds creaminess, and a tangy turmeric dressing is the perfect final touch.

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The Ultimate Quinoa-Avocado Bowl

The Ultimate Quinoa-Avocado Bowl

Author: Erin McDowell

Crispy kale? Check. Spicy shrimp? Check. Avocado slices, watermelon radishes and quinoa? You betcha. Did we just find your new favorite lunch meal? With 56% DV protein and an excellent source of B vitamins including: B2 0.4 mg/30% DV, B3 11 mg/70% DV, B5 2 mg/40% DV, B6 0.8 mg/45% DV and B12 1.4 mcg/60% DV and all that flavor, we just might have.

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The Definitive Guacamole Recipe

The Definitive Guacamole Recipe

Author: Erin McDowell

If there’s one thing we know in life, it’s how much we love guacamole. It’s undeniable, no matter how you scoop it: with tortilla chips, on top of tacos, as a burger fixing or straight out of the molcajete. But finding that perfect guacamole recipe should basically be a professional sport. (How much lime is really enough lime? And are you supposed to sprinkle in red onion or red-pepper flakes?) We’re here to set the record straight. Behold the definitive recipe for the best guacamole you’ll ever taste.

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Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

Author: Erin McDowell

We aren’t exaggerating when we say this might be the prettiest salad you will ever make. Your plate will look like a rainbow of shredded cabbage, peppers and other fresh veggies, topped with vibrant slices of avocado. Prepare for all the Instagram likes.

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Avocado Power Breakfast Smoothie

Avocado Power Breakfast Smoothie

Author: Erin McDowell

Good ole coffee. We love you, but things have changed. It’s not you. It’s just that this delicious breakfast smoothie has stolen our heart. Made with heart-healthy California Avocados, baby spinach and pineapple, it has an excellent source of dietary fiber (46% DV), vitamin A (50% DV), iron (35% DV) and potassium (20% DV) along with a good source of protein (12% DV) and calcium (15% DV).

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Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Author: Chef Brad Cecchi of Canon East

Fried food can be a polarizing preference, but this method for making quinoa-crusted California Avocados and pairing them with a tangy tomato relish offers new textures, techniques and unexpected flavors. This avocado salad provides daily values of 43% dietary fiber, 20% potassium, 20% protein, 50% vitamin C, 45% folate, 10% vitamin A and 15% iron.

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Green California Smoothie

Green California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Using baby spinach or kale along with banana and pineapple, this low-sodium smoothie is a nutrition powerhouse providing more than 100% of your vitamin C daily value (110% DV) and vitamin K (130% DV), along with an excellent source of dietary fiber (36% DV).

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Wild Rice Pilaf with California Avocado

Wild Rice Pilaf with California Avocado

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This easy to make side dish has many Californian flavors, from walnuts, bell peppers, to California avocados. Due to the amount of diverse vegetables and whole grain this recipe is a nutrition powerhouse providing 150% DV vitamin C and an excellent source of fiber providing 36 DV%, vitamin K 60% DV, vitamin B3 50% DV, B5 40% DV and 24% DV protein. It is also a good source with 15% DV vitamins E, B1 and potassium, along with a 10% DV vitamins A and iron.

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California-Style Stuffed Bell Peppers

California-Style Stuffed Bell Peppers

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This stuffed bell pepper recipe is great for meal planning and has a high potency of vitamin C giving more than 2 times you daily value (240 DV%). An excellent source of dietary fiber (29% DV), protein (34% DV), vitamins B3 (60% DV), B6 (60% DV), B5 (40% DV), B2 (30 % DV), A (20% DV), K (25% DV), E (20% DV), folate (30% DV) and potassium (25% DV) while providing a good source of vitamins B1 (15% DV), B12 (15% DV) and iron (10% DV). Stuff bell peppers during the weekend to eat during the week.

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Mashed Cauliflower with California Avocado

Mashed Cauliflower with California Avocado

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This is a more nutritious alternative to mash potatoes with butter. This recipe contains monounsaturated fat from California Avocados and fiber from the cauliflower and California Avocados. With only six ingredients plus salt and pepper, you get a lot of good nutrients in this dish. Cholesterol free and an excellent source of dietary fiber (39% DV), vitamin C (90% DV), vitamin B5 (60% DV), folate (45% DV), vitamin K (40% DV), vitamin B6 (35% DV), vitamin B2 (25% DV), vitamin B3 (25% DV), vitamin E (20% DV), and potassium (20% DV), plus a good source of protein (10% DV) and vitamin B1 (15% DV).

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California Avocado Cilantro Coulis

California Avocado Cilantro Coulis

Author: Elizabeth Shaw

If you like cilantro, you will love this California Avocado Cilantro Coulis; the sauce that can be used on almost anything! Try it as a dip for sweet potato fries or as a sauce on grilled chicken, pork or fish.

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California Avocado Loaded Sweet Potatoes

California Avocado Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Author: Elizabeth Shaw

A fun, vegan twist on a loaded potato dish, lightened up and loaded with flavor and nutrition! Using sweet potato as the base, Fresh California Avocado is gently folded into the sweet potato to create a buttery-like taste. On top is a flavor-packed mixture of onions, mushrooms, more avocado, and fiber-filled garbanzo beans, dressed up with a delicious California Avocado Cilantro Coulis! Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or have a food allergy, everyone can enjoy this dish, worry free, and rest easy knowing their delivering 110% DV of vitamin A, 54% DV of fiber and 30% DV of potassium to nourish their body!

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Salmon, Avocado, Bulgur & Egg Bowl

Salmon, Avocado, Bulgur & Egg Bowl

Author: Katie Ferraro

Seared salmon and Fresh California Avocado are the stars of this grain bowl that also features a base of seasoned bulgur studded with scrambled egg. Great taste is only half the story as this bowl packs a nutrient punch with key nutrients including 100% of your daily needs for an excellent source of vitamins B6 (100% DV/1.7 mg) and B5 (100% DV/5mg), along with vitamin B12 (200% DV/4.8 mcg). You also get 29% DV dietary fiber, 20% DV vitamin C, 60% DV vitamin D 70% DV/85mcg vitamin K, 20% DV iron, 30% DV potassium and 94% DV protein.

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Bulgur, California Avocado & Egg Bowl

Bulgur, California Avocado & Egg Bowl

Author: Katie Ferraro

Try this simple bowl for a healthy lunch. Fiber (29% DV) from the avocado and bulgur along with protein (22% DV) from the egg ensure this hearty bowl will keep you fueled throughout the day. Bulgur is a quick-cooking whole grain that you can batch cook ahead of time by boiling for 12-15 minutes and then draining off the excess liquid. With scrambled egg, green onions and California Avocado added to the bulgur, this is a whole grain take on a fried rice bowl. Add your favorite protein for a larger meal.

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California Avocado, Egg and Bulgur Breakfast Bowl

California Avocado, Egg and Bulgur...

Author: Katie Ferraro

Fiber (32% DV) from the avocado and bulgur along with protein (22% DV) from the egg ensure this hearty breakfast bowl will keep you fueled throughout the day. Bulgur is a quick-cooking whole grain that you can batch cook ahead of time by boiling for 12-15 minutes and then draining off the excess liquid. Scramble, hard-boil, poach or fry the egg depending on your preference and serve with sriracha or hot sauce to spice things up.

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Coconut Shrimp with California Avocado Hot Sauce

Coconut Shrimp with California Avocado Hot...

Author: Lindsey Baruch

Coconut shrimp – a seaside classic – gets a Californian twist with a unique California Avocado Hot Sauce that combines cool, creamy avocados with spicy jalapeños for a tasty kick.

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Seafood Ceviche with California Avocado Mousse and Pickled Onions

Seafood Ceviche with California Avocado...

Author: Chef Phillip Frankland Lee

Looking for an impressive and simple dish for your next party? This refreshing ceviche recipe with California Avocado can be made ahead for any occasion.

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California Avocado Salad with Spinach and Summer Berries

California Avocado Salad with Spinach and...

Author: Jen Nikolaus

The classic spinach salad gets elevated with Fresh California Avocados, sweet summer berries and a scrumptious Honey, Garlic and Vinegar Dressing.

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California Avocado Frozen Pops with Berry Swirls

California Avocado Frozen Pops with Berry...

Author: Carolyn Ketchum

These easy California Avocado Pops with Berry Swirls are a refreshing sweet treat for all ages!

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