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Vegan-friendly avocado recipes.

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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Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Author: Chef Brad Cecchi of Canon East

Fried food can be a polarizing preference, but this method for making quinoa-crusted California Avocados and pairing them with a tangy tomato relish offers new textures, techniques and unexpected flavors. This avocado salad provides daily values of 43% dietary fiber, 20% potassium, 20% protein, 50% vitamin C, 45% folate, 10% vitamin A and 15% iron.

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Pearl Couscous with California Avocado and Crispy Tofu

Pearl Couscous with California Avocado and...

Author: Sam Zien of Not Not Tacos

Vegan-friendly and easy to make-ahead, this on-the-go Israeli-inspired salad serves well as an entrée or accompanying side dish.

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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 and Roasted Beet Salad

California Avocado and Roasted Beet Salad

Author: Chef Mike Fagnoni

Using fresh and local produce like California Avocados alongside at-home pantry staples, this beautiful roasted beet salad can be prepared in under an hour. Easy and tasty aren’t the end of the story for this salad. It is packed with an excellent source of key nutrients including 70% DV vitamin C, 54% DV dietary fiber, 3 mg/60% DV vitamin B5, 0.5 mg/30% DV vitamin B6, and 20% DV potassium while also being cholesterol free.

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Wild Rice Pilaf with California Avocado

Wild Rice Pilaf with California Avocado

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This easy to make side dish has many Californian flavors, from walnuts, bell peppers, to California avocados. Due to the amount of diverse vegetables and whole grain this recipe is a nutrition powerhouse providing 150% DV vitamin C and an excellent source of fiber providing 36 DV%, vitamin K 60% DV, vitamin B3 50% DV, B5 40% DV and 24% DV protein. It is also a good source with 15% DV vitamins E, B1 and potassium, along with a 10% DV vitamins A and iron.

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Mashed Cauliflower with California Avocado

Mashed Cauliflower with California Avocado

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD

This is a more nutritious alternative to mash potatoes with butter. This recipe contains monounsaturated fat from California Avocados and fiber from the cauliflower and California Avocados. With only six ingredients plus salt and pepper, you get a lot of good nutrients in this dish. Cholesterol free and an excellent source of dietary fiber (39% DV), vitamin C (90% DV), vitamin B5 (60% DV), folate (45% DV), vitamin K (40% DV), vitamin B6 (35% DV), vitamin B2 (25% DV), vitamin B3 (25% DV), vitamin E (20% DV), and potassium (20% DV), plus a good source of protein (10% DV) and vitamin B1 (15% DV).

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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, Lime and Pitaya Layered Cheesecake Bites

California Avocado, Lime and Pitaya...

Author: Marlynn Jayme Schotland

A sweet vegan treat that is far from boring! These California Avocado, Lime and Pitaya Layered Cheesecake Bites are as flavorful as they are festive.

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California Avocado Cucumber Rolls with Crème Fraiche Pesto

California Avocado Cucumber Rolls with...

Author: Maria Koutsogiannis

This is not your average cucumber roll! A sophisticated appetizer, these California Avocado Cucumber Rolls with Crème Fraiche Pesto are both as pleasing to the palate as to the eye.

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California Avocado and Chocolate Bars

California Avocado and Chocolate Bars

Author: Ali Bonar, Avo Kween

Thanks to this no-bake recipe, you can leave the kitchen and enjoy the party! Leave in the freezer, serve when ready and enjoy your creamy, delicious result. 

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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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Berry California Smoothie

Berry California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. This berry smoothie provides a good source of protein, iron and potassium (10% DV) along with 15% DV vitamins A and D.

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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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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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