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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 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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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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Waldorf Avocado Toast

Waldorf Avocado Toast

Author: California Avocado Commission

Enjoy the taste of a classic Waldorf salad featuring heart-healthy California Avocados. This low-sodium, zero cholesterol toast touts an excellent source of vitamin C (50% DV), dietary fiber (32% DV) and a good source of potassium (15% DV).

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California Avocado Breakfast Bagel

California Avocado Breakfast Bagel

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocado toast variations are limited only by the imagination. Here is a simple breakfast bagel idea that is equally delicious for dinner!

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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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California Avocado Mint Smoothie

California Avocado Mint Smoothie

Author: Laney Schwartz

Fresh California Avocados plus fresh mint make this California Avocado Mint Smoothie quite possibly the most refreshing smoothie you’ll ever drink.

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California Avocado Frozen Daiquiri

California Avocado Frozen Daiquiri

Author: Julia Mueller

One sip of this quick and easy California Avocado Frozen Daiquiri will transport you straight to the California coastline. Just blend and enjoy!

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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. With tropical fruits like pineapple and mango, you get almost three times (260% DV) the vitamin C.

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California Coleslaw

California Coleslaw

Author: California Avocado Commission

Fresh, crunchy coleslaw goes creamy and delicious with California Avocado. This coleslaw is not only tasty but packed with nutrition providing key nutrients such as 110% vitamin K of your daily needs (134 mcg), 60% DV vitamin C, 25% DV fiber.

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Easy California Eggs Benedict

Easy California Eggs Benedict

Author: California Avocado Commission

Eggs Benedict California style with fresh California Avocados and tomato, made easy with prepared Hollandaise sauce. Delicious and nutrition providing a good source of fiber and an excellent source of B Vitamins: 25% DV/0.3 mg vitamin B1; 30% DV/0.2 mg vitamin B2; 45% DV/7 mg vitamin B3; 40% DV/2 mg vitamin B5; 20% DV/0.3 mg vitamin B6; and 20% DV/0.5 mcg vitamin B12.

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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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Homemade Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

Homemade Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

Author: Jen Nikolaus

Homemade Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream that is so super easy to make, velvety and incredible! You won't even taste the avocado but will love the chocolate creaminess!

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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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Avocado Chicken Salad Wrap

Avocado Chicken Salad Wrap

Author: Jen Nikolaus

This healthy recipe only takes a few minutes to whip up! It has the best favor without hardly any work. You will love this easy lunch (or light dinner) idea.

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Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Light Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Author: Dara Michalski

A mayo-free version of a classic dressing, with creamy avocado!

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Tuna Sushi Bowl with Avocado Wasabi Dressing

Tuna Sushi Bowl with Avocado Wasabi Dressing

Author: Gina Matsoukas, Running to the Kitchen

Get your sushi fix at home! This quick and easy tuna sushi bowl is packed with radishes, carrots, cucumber, seaweed and avocado then drizzled in a spicy avocado wasabi dressing.

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Avocado Bacon Hummus

Avocado Bacon Hummus

Author: Colleen of Soufflé Bombay.com

This Avocado Hummus with Bacon is a nice change from traditional hummus.

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California Avocado Pineapple Recovery Smoothie

California Avocado Pineapple Recovery...

Author: Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD

This quick and easy post workout recovery smoothie could also be called a nutrient-packed "recovery smoothie" as it provides good source of fiber (18% DV) and (15% DV) potassium, an essential dietary mineral and electrolyte that helps your nerves function and muscles to contract. For athletes, fluids and electrolytes are recommended before, during and after exercise to sustain total body water. This tasty treat also provides and 90% DV vitamin C and 20% DV calcium to help your body recover.

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