In Awe of Avocados (plus free recipes!)

Mention “avocado”  to your friends and family and I bet you will get some varied responses – many folks love them but others really don’t know much about them (and sadly don’t buy or eat them as a result), or they may say “Avocados – they have the good fat, right?”.  If you are in favor of avocados – you should share these amazing avocado facts with your loved ones while serving them the delicious Chocolate Pudding and Guacamole recipes (see below) at your next gathering – a great way to get the conversation flowing!

Originally from Mexico, and also known as Alligator Pear, avocados are a fruit that grow on trees in tropical or Mediterranean climates, sometimes grown as patio or house plants too.

According to the California Avocado Commission, avocados provide nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid. They also Continue reading

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