Yummy food for your brood
Sep 14, 2012
Healthy and Delicious Guacamole and Avocado Recipes
Avocados and their famous cousin guacamole are becoming family staples. For National Guacamole Day on Sept. 16, try these unique avocado-based dishes, dips and even drinks.
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The avocado, also called the alligator pear, is a soft, green fruit that is not only tasty but healthy. The fruits – a goldmine of vitamins A, B, C, E and K – are full of healthy monounsaturated fats and contain more potassium than bananas. Avocados are also great to cook with, with their most well known contribution to the culinary universe being guacamole – a traditional Mexican dip that often includes tomatoes, cilantro and onions. Round up the kids in the kitchen and try these guacamole and avocado recipes that show how versatile the alligator pear really is.