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05

Mar

Are reports of the ‘Guacapocalypse’ greatly exaggerated?Is the latest foodie freak-out, Chipotle’s looming guacamole crisis, something you need to worry about?

Are reports of the ‘Guacapocalypse’ greatly exaggerated?
Is the latest foodie freak-out, Chipotle’s looming guacamole crisis, something you need to worry about?

Recipe: Stuffed Avocado SaladA superb side for two, or a light lunch for one packed with good oils and a blast of citrus.

Recipe: Stuffed Avocado Salad
A superb side for two, or a light lunch for one packed with good oils and a blast of citrus.

21

Aug

Why have avocados become so tiny?The summer of 2013 has produced the most itty-bitty avocados in memory.

Why have avocados become so tiny?
The summer of 2013 has produced the most itty-bitty avocados in memory.

29

Jul

Recipe: Avocado Gazpacho Soup

23

Jul

Recipe: Avocado and Coconut Popsicles

02

Jul

Recipe: Spicy Mango Avocado Salad

20

Jun

Who invented guacamole?In which we uncover the origin of the avocado’s studly status as an aphrodisiac.

Who invented guacamole?
In which we uncover the origin of the avocado’s studly status as an aphrodisiac.

01

May

Recipe: Spicy strawberry avocado salsa
Sweet, spicy and savory, all in one bowl. This salsa is a fresh and interesting take on more traditional salsas, and is a wonderful way to celebrate the transition from late spring into early summer. The bright strawberries, creamy avocado and crunchy cucumber is an irresistible combination.

Recipe: Spicy strawberry avocado salsa

Sweet, spicy and savory, all in one bowl. This salsa is a fresh and interesting take on more traditional salsas, and is a wonderful way to celebrate the transition from late spring into early summer. The bright strawberries, creamy avocado and crunchy cucumber is an irresistible combination.

21

Apr

Recipe: Avocado soup
Cool and creamy avocado soup slides down easy. The ideal dish on a hot day.

Recipe: Avocado soup

Cool and creamy avocado soup slides down easy. The ideal dish on a hot day.

25

Feb


Could an avocado a day keep the doctor away? 



People who ate avocados weighed on average about 8 pounds less than non-avocado eaters, and had a lower BMI.             
People who ate avocados weighed on average about 8 pounds less than non-avocado eaters, and had a lower BMI.