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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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Traditional Guacamole

Traditional Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

A traditional guacamole filled with wholesome ingredients and heart-healthy avocado is simply delicious and comes together in just a couple of minutes. Give me a scoop, I'm going in!

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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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Spicy/Sweet California Avocado Mango Smoothie

Spicy/Sweet California Avocado Mango Smoothie

Author: Sabrina Modelle

This mango avocado smoothie is so creamy and delicious, you’ll have a hard time believing it delivers more than 100% of your daily vitamin C along with a nice chunk/excellent source of vitamin A (70% DV), vitamin B6 (25% DV) and a good source of vitamin k (15% DV), dietary fiber (12% DV) and iron (10% DV). Take five minutes in the morning to start your day off right!

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Grilled Avocado, Hatch Chile and Peach Salad

Grilled Avocado, Hatch Chile and Peach Salad

Author: Sabrina Modelle

This grilled summer salad showcases California Avocados and late summer roasted Hatch chiles, peaches and optional corn. It is delicious served warm or you can make ahead and chill. Sprinkle with additional lemon juice and cover with plastic wrap before refrigerating.

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Roasted Salmon with California Avocado, Hatch Chiles and Grilled Salad

Roasted Salmon with California Avocado...

Author: Sabrina Modelle

Grilled California Avocados and Hatch chiles are front and center in this beautiful salmon dish. The chiles and avocado come together to create a luscious smoky sauce and appear again in a grilled summer salad. This show stopping dish is deceptively simple and can be on your table in under an hour. You can even grill your corn, peaches, and chiles the day before to make things even easier on yourself.

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California Avocado and Hatch Chile Bagel and Toast Topper

California Avocado and Hatch Chile Bagel...

This seasonal variation of a popular California Avocado spread for toast and bagels features roasted Hatch chile - it’s perfect for late summer breakfasts.

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Roasted Hatch Chile Avocado Dressing and Dip

Roasted Hatch Chile Avocado Dressing and Dip

Roasted Hatch Chile and California Avocado are a terrific flavor combination. Here they are blended with other fresh ingredients to create an unforgettable salad dressing or dip.

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California Avocado Omelet

California Avocado Omelet

Author: Sabrina Modelle

Nothing compares to a beautiful cheese omelet especially when it’s full of the season’s juiciest tomatoes, sweet peppers, crisp green onions, and creamy California avocados. This veggie-packed breakfast delivers 200% of your daily vitamin C, not to mention good fats from California Avocado. Now, that’s a great way to start the day!

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California Avocado Cucumber Cups

California Avocado Cucumber Cups

Author: Katie Ferraro

Cucumbers and California Avocados take center stage in this super simple 100-calorie snack. A melon baller, pair of scissors, and a plastic bag are all the tools you need to make this nutritious snack recipe come to life. With three grams of dietary fiber in 90 calories, these snacks will help keep you fueled throughout the rest of your day!

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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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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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Summer Stuffed Avocados

Summer Stuffed Avocados

Author: Michele W.

2013 All American Recipe Contest - Healthy Summer Recipe Category Grand Prize Winner!

Corn and Blueberry salad mixed with a Mango dressing and served in an Avocado, makes for a wonderful Summer lunch or snack. The combination of flavors is delightful and refreshing.

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Avocado Banana Blueberry Bang

Avocado Banana Blueberry Bang

Author: California Avocado Commission

They may be tiny in size but Naturipe® blueberries are big on flavor! Both avocados and blueberries are cholesterol-free, and when blended with a frozen banana they make an excellent smoothie. This low sodium smoothie an excellent source of vitamin c (73% Daily Value), dietary fiber 58% DV, magnesium 55% DV, vitamin k 32% DV, folate 26% DV, vitamin B6 25% and potassium 22% DV. It is also a good source of vitamin B5 (17% DV)), magnesium 15% DV) niacin 13% DV and riboflavin 12%.

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Chunky California Avocado Guacamole

Chunky California Avocado Guacamole

Author: California Avocado Commission

A little mashing and a lot of character come with this dish. It’s packed with tons of texture and the high-flavored stir-ins of cilantro and jalapeño chile make it pop with great taste!

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Pan Roasted Turkey Cutlets with Cranberry Avocado Salsa

Pan Roasted Turkey Cutlets with Cranberry...

Author: Gaby Dalkin

For holiday entertaining, this Pan Roasted Turkey Cutlets with Cranberry Avocado Salsa is a simple and delicious Thanksgiving entrée. Rather than roasting an entire bird, pan roast some cutlets and serve with a decadent California Avocado and cranberry topping. Good source of Vitamin C and iron.

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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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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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