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Avocados are a rich source of several B vitamins.
Did you know?
An avocado has more potassium than a banana!
  • Avocados are technically a fruit and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes.
  • Select avocados that are slightly soft or firm. Firm avocados will ripen in a few days at room temperature.
  • Avocados contain high levels of healthy fat, which is great for skin, digestion, heart and joint health.
  • 1 cup of diced avocado contains:
    • 40% of your recommended daily value of fiber to support healthy digestion.
    • 39% of your recommended daily value of vitamin K to help with the formation of bones, tissues and hormones.

To cut avocados:

  1. Wash thoroughly.
  2. Cut lengthwise around the seed.
  3. Remove seed by gently lifting it out with a spoon.
  4. Remove skin by scooping fruit out with a spoon.

Try avocados:

  • Spread on sandwiches as an alternative to mayonnaise
  • Diced as part of a salad
  • Blended as part of a smoothie
  • Mashed with tomatoes, lime juice and onions to make guacamole
  • Store unripe avocados at room temperature for 2-4 days. To speed up ripening, store in a brown paper bag at room temperature.
  • Refrigerate ripe avocados for up to 5 days.
  • Sprinkle cut avocado with lemon or lime juice to prevent browning. Store cut avocado in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days.
How to dice an avocado
How to dice an avocado
How to mash an avocado
How to mash an avocado

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