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Chicken Adobo and California Avocado Fried Rice Topped with Pickled Vegetables

Chicken Adobo and California Avocado Fried...

Author: Chef Margarita Manzke

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Tropical California Smoothie

Tropical California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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Berry California Smoothie

Berry California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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Basic California Smoothie

Basic California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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California Avocado Pad Thai With Chicken and Carrots

California Avocado Pad Thai With Chicken...

Author: Michelle Dudash, RDN

This all-in-one dish will satisfy your pad Thai noodle craving while delivering plenty of protein and fresh produce. Fresh California Avocados are in peak season March through September, making this the perfect light dinner to enjoy during warmer months or any time of the year. This protein-packed nutrition powerhouse recipe provides an excellent source of protein (30% DV), fiber (25% DV) and folate (25% DV), plus potassium (20% DV), yet with only 480 calories.

California Avocados also act as a “nutrient booster” by helping increase the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients like vitamins A, D, K and E—which is particularly helpful when you’re enjoying foods rich in these nutrients but are low in fat, like vegetables and almost all fruits.

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Charred California Avocado Salad with Pistachio Gremolata

Charred California Avocado Salad with...

Author: Chef Kevin Meehan

California Avocados are not only celebrated for their premium quality; however arguably most valued for their versatility. This innovative recipe stands as the perfect example to the fruit’s wide range for possibility. 

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Avocado Blueberry Pear Smoothie

Avocado Blueberry Pear Smoothie

Author: Rachel Matthews

This smoothie is the perfect way to make sure we’re starting our day off right. Avocados, Pears, and Blueberries blend with vanilla, cinnamon, and coconut milk to make this delicious dairy free, light and yummy breakfast smoothie that's packed with healthy fats, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories.

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Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Chili Lime Chicken and Avocado

Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Chili Lime...

Author: Kristen Doyle

A simple and healthy cauliflower rice bowl with chili lime chicken and California Avocados. You can make a big batch of the chicken for salads, avocado cauliflower rice bowls, avocado lettuce wraps and more.

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Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Author: Gina Matsoukas, Running to the Kitchen

This avocado pineapple smoothie bowl is packed full of superfoods for a healthy start to the day. The topping choices are endless!

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California Avocado White Bean Salad

California Avocado White Bean Salad

Author: Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD

This  vegan salad is an excellent source of dietary fiber (29% DV), folate (30% DV), vitamin B5 (20% DV), vitamin B3 (20% DV), vitamin C (20% DV), iron (20% DV) and potassium (20% DV) and a good source (18% DV) protein.

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Lebanese Guacamole

Lebanese Guacamole

Sumptuous flavors of Lebanese cuisine, including roasted peppers, garlic, chick peas and spices blend with Fresh California Avocados in this zesty guacamole.

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Korean Guacamole

Korean Guacamole

Korean cuisine is a growing part of California culture. This recipe for Korean Guacamole combines just a few of the favorite flavors from a Korean kitchen with creamy California Avocados for a deliciously unique dish.

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Cauliflower Couscous with California Avocado

Cauliflower Couscous with California Avocado

Author: California Avocado Commission

Made with cauliflower rice which has less calories than rice (white rice almost 5 times the calories/brown rice more than 4 times the calories) this heart-healthy couscous is delicious and nutritious providing an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C along with a good source of potassium.

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Green Gazpacho with Kimchi

Green Gazpacho with Kimchi

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados come together with cucumbers and yellow tomatoes to make a beautiful chilled soup. Full of antioxidant vitamin C, and fiber, this hydrating powerhouse is topped with kimchi for a kick of spice. 

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Avocado Berry Salad with Kombucha Vinaigrette

Avocado Berry Salad with Kombucha Vinaigrette

Author: California Avocado Commission

A wonderful medley of fresh fruits and veggies, California Avocados and a kombucha vinaigrette that adds probiotics makes one delicious and nutritious meal. 

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Grilled Mediterranean Salmon with Broccoli Rice Tabbouleh

Grilled Mediterranean Salmon with Broccoli...

Author: California Avocado Commission

This grain-free twist on tabbouleh salad pairs beautifully with Mediterranean-herbed salmon for a heart healthy dinner. We call this healthy recipe our nutrition powerhouse dish because it provides a more than 100% of the daily value of vitamins B3 (18 mg), an excellent source of vitamin C (90% DV), potassium (30% DV), vitamin E (25% DV) and fiber (21% DV). The Dietary Guidelines for American recommend you get more vitamin D in your diet and this dish provides you with 7 mcg or 35% DV.

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Gluten-Free Avocado Bean-LT Toast

Gluten-Free Avocado Bean-LT Toast

Author: California Avocado Commission

This savory gluten free avocado-toast recipe is a vegan alternative to the traditional BLT sandwich. The creamy avocado, chunky white bean mash, tomato and crunchy romaine on toast makes a filling, fresh and nutritious snack, breakfast or lunch. Plant-based protein, veggies and healthy fats all in one. 

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Grilled Avocado Mango Guacamole

Grilled Avocado Mango Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

Grilling avocado takes guacamole to a whole new level intensifying its rich, buttery flavor. The sweet and juicy grilled mango pairs perfectly with the warm dip and balances out its spiciness. 

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California Avocado Kiwi Relish

California Avocado Kiwi Relish

Author: California Avocado Commission

This tangy, sweet and spicy relish made with our easy quick-pickling method is the perfect addition to fresh fish, tacos, hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches, or can simply be enjoyed with chips. With an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of fiber, you can feel good about this topper!  

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Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

Author: Sabrina Modelle

Start your day off in the best possible way with good fats from avocado, fiber from nutritious oatmeal, and lots of phytonutrients from baby greens, kiwis, and green grapes. This anytime power packed breakfast smoothie provides an excellent source (20% DV or more) of potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins A, C, B6 and K, iron and dietary fiber.

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