10 Reasons Why Avocados Are the Best Things Ever

10 Reasons Why Avocados Are the Best Things Ever
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10 Reasons Why Avocados Are the Best Things Ever

Avocado Deviled Eggs

Lately there have been a myriad of unusual and tasty deviled egg recipes floating around Pinterest, but this one from Mother Thyme took the cake for us.

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Creamy Avocado Salad Dressing

There are so many delicious salad dressing recipes that use avocado to replace the bad fats you usually find in creamy dressings with good fats. This recipe from Global Table Adventure is one of our favorites.

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Hass Avocado’s Recipe Site

Hass Avocado, we salute you for developing a brilliant marketing scheme that we can actually benefit from. The company's Avocado Central website offers every avocado recipe you could ever imagine.

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This Sandwich

Gabrielle Hamilton’s summer sandwich is one of our favorite warm-weather lunch solutions — it's topped with ricotta, avocados, grape tomatoes, red pearl onions, and lemon zest, and garnished with sesame seeds.

Image Credit: Gabrielle Hamilton

This Mac and Cheese Recipe

No words. Get the recipe, from Two Peas And Their Pod, here.

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You Can Use It for Chilled Soup, Instead of Gazpacho

This chilled avocado cucumber soup recipe from Framed Cooks is refreshing and nutritious on a hot summer day.

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It's a Nutritious Substitute for Mayonnaise

Replace bad fats with good ones in such dishes as egg salad — like this one from Skinnytaste — or potato salad.

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It Makes Eggs Benedict Even Yummier

This recipe for California eggs Benedict from the Curvy Carrot tops English muffin halves with tomato, avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, and hollandaise.

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It Can Give Your Boring Traditional Bruschetta an Upgrade

This guacamole bruschetta recipe from Just A Taste uses French bread, garlic, tomatoes, avocados, onion, cilantro, olive oil, and lime juice — yum!

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This Loaded Avocado Recipe

Who wants a loaded baked potato when you can have this incredible mix of shrimp, tomatoes, and avocado from the Spicy Stiletto?

Image Credit: The Spicy Stiletto


We've raved about quinoa, jumped on the chia seed bandwagon, and pinned more Brussels sprouts and asparagus recipes than we thought possible, but at the end of the day, the healthy food that truly steals our hearts is the avocado.

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From guacamole to avocado toast, not to mention ripe avocados with just a squeeze of lime and salt, the versatile fruit always wins us over with its creamy texture and adaptable flavor.

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