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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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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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California Avocado Yogurt Dressing

California Avocado Yogurt Dressing

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This low-sodium and low-cholesterol yogurt dressing combines probiotics from the Greek yogurt and fiber from the California Avocado, both of which help to maintain gut health. California Avocados contain mono- and polyunsaturated “good” fat, which makes them a great substitute for foods rich in saturated fats. Enjoy this dressing on your favorite salad or as a dip knowing you are getting a good source of vitamin B2 (15% DV), vitamin B12 (15% DV) and vitamin K (15 % DV).

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Mediterranean Falafel Bowl with Fresh California Avocado

Mediterranean Falafel Bowl with Fresh...

Author: Elizabeth Shaw

This Mediterranean-inspired falafel bowl uses Fresh California Avocados and spicy jalapeño to bring these vibrant flavors to life! In place of traditional sesame paste, Fresh California Avocados were swapped to serve as a binder to hold the chickpea batter together, keeping these nut- and seed-free for those with food allergies, while also providing an excellent source of fiber (13 grams or 46% DV) and protein (17 grams or 34% DV). Increase your vegetable intake by serving the falafel patties salad style with chopped butter leaf lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes, and garnish with a traditional Greek yogurt sauce, or create a handheld sandwich and enjoy in a whole grain pita on the fly!

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California Deviled Eggs

California Deviled Eggs

Author: California Avocado Commission

What makes a California Deviled Egg? California Avocados of course! These mayo-free snacks are easy to make and popular at parties and on buffet tables.

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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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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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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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Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn

Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn

Author: Colleen of Soufflé Bombay.com

This Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn hits the spot on a warm day. It is easy to make and good for you too!

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Spicy Avocado Zoodles with Avocado Garlic Sauce

Spicy Avocado Zoodles with Avocado Garlic...

Author: Rachel Matthews

You can still love your traditional pasta noodles, but it’s nice to have a lighter, less heavy option, too. This delicious recipe allows you to enjoy pasta but lighter, and with veggies!

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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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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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Quinoa Stuffed Grilled California Avocados

Quinoa Stuffed Grilled California Avocados

Author: California Avocado Commission

Nutty quinoa and tart lemon pair well with creamy California Avocado in this super-easy stuffed avocado recipe. Zero cholesterol, low-sodium, an excellent source of vitamin C and  fiber (24% DV). Enjoy!

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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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Tropical Avocado Breakfast Parfait

Tropical Avocado Breakfast Parfait

Author: California Avocado Commission

This good-for-you breakfast provides a good source of protein and potassium along with an excellent source of vitamin C, fiber and good fats from avocados. All the sweetness you need comes from fresh fruit and yogurt, so there’s no sugar added.

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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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Quinoa Stuffed Grilled California Avocados

Quinoa Stuffed Grilled California Avocados

Author: California Avocado Commission

Nutty quinoa and tart lemon pair well with creamy California Avocado in this super-easy stuffed avocado recipe. This half avocado treat starts by making its own bowl, adds great taste and then packs a nutrient punch. Zero cholesterol, low-sodium, an excellent source of vitamins C and K (25% DV), dietary fiber (24% DV) along with a good source of potassium (15% DV), vitamin E (10 DV%). If you like this, try one of the other four recipes shown in the photo.

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Egg and Avocado Spring Salad

Egg and Avocado Spring Salad

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

Zesty greens and radishes pair with tasty avocado and egg is this quick and easy salad. Enjoy this low sodium salad as meal or a side dish. Either way it is packed with 10 g of protein and is an excellent source of fiber, folate, vitamin A, vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 and vitamin C.

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Roasted Turkey Salad Stuffed California Avocado

Roasted Turkey Salad Stuffed California...

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocado halves make delicious bowls for a low-sodium roasted turkey salad, perfect for a quick, no-cook summer entrée or that leftover holiday turkey. Greek yogurt and avocado add a creamy, healthy touch to this protein-packed dish.

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California Avocado, Tofu and Brown Rice Noodles Salad

California Avocado, Tofu and Brown Rice...

Author: Michelle Dudash, RDN

This dish may very well become your warm weather go-to salad as a main or side dish. California Avocados add creaminess, fresh orange adds bright acidity and juicy sweetness, and toasted sesame seeds add a crunchy earthy taste. Nutritionally, this low-sodium salad is an excellent source of vitamin C (40% DV), vitamin K (30% DV) and dietary fiber (32% DV). For a gluten-free alternative, try gluten-free noodles and gluten-free soy sauce or tamari.

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