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California Avocado Hummus

California Avocado Hummus

Author: California Avocado Commission

Fresh California Avocado Hummus is simple to prepare, creamy and a delicious change from classic hummus recipes.

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Leafy Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Beets and Avocado

Leafy Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Beets...

Author: Bonnie Taub-Dix

This no-cook, quick and easy meal is a refreshing choice for hot summer days. Abundant with colorful and seasonal ingredients like creamy California Avocados, this salad provides an excellent source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C, and good source of folate.

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Avocado Artichoke Pesto Stuffed Chicken

Avocado Artichoke Pesto Stuffed Chicken

Author: Sarah Grace Spann

This stuffed chicken from a registered dietitian blogger is one that we would call comfort food. Imagine chicken stuffed with artichokes and avocados. The creamy richness of the avocado mixed with the flavorful artichokes does a dance in your mouth. And, if great taste was not enough, this recipe is packed with nutrients including 50% DV Vitamin A, 35% Vitamin C, 8% Iron, 1070 mg of potassium and 9 g of dietary fiber. Enjoy.

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Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

Author: Katie Ferraro

Cayenne pepper and fresh ginger give this avocado smoothie the afternoon pick-me-up you need! The mango adds 25% of your daily value for vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. You can freeze your own mango cubes, or purchase pre-frozen from your grocery freezer aisle. Add more or less water depending on desired thickness.

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California Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Bake

California Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Bake

Author: Katie Ferraro

Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.
Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.
Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.
Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.
Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.

Thanks to its quinoa crust, perfectly ripened California Avocados, and array of Mediterranean colors and flavors, this dish is an excellent source of protein and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin A. Plus, it provides 5 grams of "good” mono and polyunsaturated fats.

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Shrimp, Corn and California Avocado Pasta Salad

Shrimp, Corn and California Avocado Pasta...

Author: Dara Michalski

Shrimp, corn, yogurt and fresh California Avocado mean this is no side salad. Your guests will give it a starring role on their plates and ask for an encore.

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Avocado Raspberry Pops

Avocado Raspberry Pops

Author: Barbara Boyce

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Black Bean Sliders Recipe with Creamy California Avocado Sauce

Black Bean Sliders Recipe with Creamy...

Author: Dara Michalski

These vegetarian burgers are so good that all of your meat-loving friends might start begging for their own black bean slider. If you’re watching your carb intake and prefer to go bun-free, you could serve these patties tucked inside of lettuce wraps. But whatever you do, don’t miss out on the Creamy California Avocado Sauce!

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Shrimp, California Avocado & Rice Noodle Spring Rolls

Shrimp, California Avocado & Rice Noodle...

Author: Dara Michalski

Whenever I’m making spring rolls, my boys pull out their happy dance. And then they are by my side in a flash, asking if they can help to fill and roll. Serve the rolls whole, especially if you’re serving them as an entree for lunch or dinner, or cut them in half for perfect bite-sized appetizers.

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California Avocado, Fruit and Citrus Bowl

California Avocado, Fruit and Citrus Bowl

Author: California Avocado Commission

The addition of avocado adds a surprising level of creaminess to the cool, crisp taste of the fresh citrus and melon.

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California Avocado Thai Coleslaw

California Avocado Thai Coleslaw

Author: Heidi Diller, RDN

Creamy California avocado, crunchy vegetables and fresh herbs combine in this flavorful, colorful coleslaw. This simple slaw recipe is an excellent source of Vitamins A (30% DV) and C (160% DV),  and good way to add Potassium and Fiber to your diet, plus the delicious Thai-inspired dressing is oil-free!

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California Avocado-Spiked Corn Soup

California Avocado-Spiked Corn Soup

Author: California Avocado Commission

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California Avocado Yogurt Key Lime Pie

California Avocado Yogurt Key Lime Pie

Author: Liz Weiss

Summer cookouts and celebrations will never be the same once you try this luscious summer dessert pie. Made with California Avocados, zesty limes and creamy Greek yogurt nestled inside a delicious graham cracker and almond crust, every bite is guaranteed to delight your guests.

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Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

Eggs-traordinary California Avocado...

Author: Bonnie Taub-Dix

These egg breakfast muffins are a delicious, satisfying breakfast option. Make a batch on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week.

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Paleo Chocolate Avocado Cake

Paleo Chocolate Avocado Cake

Whether you’re living la vida Paleo or simply trying to reduce your intake of white flour and sugar, this dark chocolate cake is simply sublime. Even the most serious chocolate lover will be satisfied with this not-too-sweet cake that provides almost half your Vitamin E DV (40% DV) and 33% DV Dietary Fiber.

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California Avocado Red, White and Blueberry Salsa

California Avocado Red, White and...

Author: California Avocado Commission

Add some color to your 4th of July or any summer holiday party menu with a festive fruit salsa. Excellent source of Vitamin C and good source of Vitamin A.

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California Hass Family Guacamole

California Hass Family Guacamole

Author: Faith Wilkes

California Guacamole made by Elizabeth Hass, just the way Rudolph Hass, owner of the original Hass Avocado tree, loved it. Simple, tasty and full of California Avocados.

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Carne Asada Tacos with Grilled Avocado

Carne Asada Tacos with Grilled Avocado

These little carne asada tacos are just like the ones you might get from your favorite taqueria in San Diego or Santa Barbara, or the best taco trucks in East L.A. or The Mission District of San Francisco. Cumin-kissed grilled steak is topped with gorgeous grilled avocado, cilantro, onion, and salsa.  Serve these tacos at your next barbecue or for a quick and easy street taco night at home. These tacos pack a nutrient punch with excellent sources (20% DV or more) of 55% DV Vitamin B12, 45% DV Vitamin B6, 35% DV Vitamin K, 25% DV Magnesium and 20% DV Vitamin C.

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Vegetarian Tacos with Avocado - Diabetic Diet

Vegetarian Tacos with Avocado - Diabetic Diet

Author: California Avocado Commission

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Spinach Salad with Pan-Seared Salmon, Oranges, Red Onion, and California Avocado

Spinach Salad with Pan-Seared Salmon...

Author: Diane Morgan

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