Making Your Own Avocado Hand Salve

Make your own avocado hand lotion

Taylor A Ritz Life can be rough on your hands, especially in winter. During colder seasons we are prone to experiencing higher levels of dry skin. Our hands and feet can feel devoid of moisture or even develop painful cracks. If you want an organic, natural alternative to soften up and moisturize your hands and …

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How To Make An Avocado Foot Scrub

Avocado Foot Scrub

Taylor A Ritz As the winter solstice passes, it’s time to turn our eyes towards longer days and sunshine. With the New Year looming and spring on the distant horizon, we can begin to consider prepping our feet for their reemergence into the light… or into our flip flops. One thing no one wants when …

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New Year, New You! Feeling Good Inside and Out With the Help of Avocados

Happy New Year Avocado

Taylor A Ritz Now that the new year has begun, many of us are recommitting to taking better care of ourselves. Whether it’s eating healthier or taking a little more “me” time, avocados can help you achieve your goals. Not sure how avocados can help? No worries, we’ve compiled a collection of articles to help …

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How Avocado Oil Can Help Your Skin

Avocado Oil

Taylor A Ritz While many of us are familiar with using avocados to enhance the flavor of a salad or to take a healthy meal to the next level, avocado oil has many health benefits as well. From healing chapped skin or soothing an itch, avocado oil can do it all. Let’s discuss how avocado …

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Why You Should Always Wash Your Avocados

Wash your Avocados

Taylor A Ritz When we get home from the supermarket and put our groceries away, the last thing we often think about is washing our produce. With all the germs around though, it’s a habit we should all get into. Why You Should Wash Your Avocados It may seem counterintuitive to wash fruit with inedible …

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Lowering Cholesterol: One Avocado a Day Is Good For Your Heart

Taylor A Ritz We’ve talked about how avocados are great for lowering blood sugar and helping manage diabetes, but did you know they’re good for your heart too? A new study released last month by Penn State suggests that eating one avocado each day may help lower “bad cholesterol.” What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol isn’t all …

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8 Drool-Worthy Avocado Appetizers


Taylor A Ritz 1. Avocado and Tuna Tapas This light, healthy tapa is a great addition to any get-together. It goes great with crunchy bread and white wine.  You Will Need: 1 (12oz) can tuna, drained 1 tb mayonnaise 3 green onions, thinly sliced ½ red bell pepper, chopped 1 dash balsamic vinegar 1 pinch …

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Avocado Tea: 7 Health Benefits of the Avocado Leaf

Avocado Leaves

We often speak of how avocados are a superfruit when it comes to nutrition. However, not many people talk about the benefits of the rest of the plant. Alas, it turns out that avocado leaves have numerous health benefits we can access when we brew them in a tea. Research is being conducted on what …

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Eating Avocado Can Help manage Type 2 Diabetes

Taylor A Ritz According to a CDC (Center for Disease Control) report from 2015, 30.3 million Americans have type 2 diabetes. That’s almost 10% of the population. What is this prevalent health issue, and what can be done to manage it? What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a health condition characterized by …

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Avocado In Hawaii Breaks Guinness World Record

Taylor A Ritz October 2019Millennials everywhere, rejoice! The Guinness World Record for the world’s largest avocado has recently been broken. The award-winning superfruit weighed in at 5.6 pounds, or 5 pounds, 9.6 ounces), beating out the former record-holding 5.5-pound avocado. The typical avocado weighs about 6 oz, so this avocado was almost 15 times the …

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