Upside-Down Avocado and Banana Cake

When baking, avocados add a creaminess to a recipe that makes cakes softer and moister. They’re a healthy ingredient that serves as an alternative to things like butter or cream. An upside-down banana cake can run the risk of becoming too dry, but with the addition of an avocado, you can make sure your upside-down …

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How Avocados Almost Went Extinct

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In a previous article, we discussed the history of the avocado. Now, we’re going to look back even further, to a time when avocados almost went extinct. With their current popularity, it can seem almost impossible to consider a world without avocados. How could such a thing happen? Avocados: An Evolution Avocados join bay leaves …

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5 Best Fertilizers For Avocado Trees

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Taylor A Ritz Using the right fertilizer is essential if you want to grow an avocado tree successfully. The right fertilizer could be the difference between large, delicious avocados, and small, flavorless avocados. A poorly fertilized avocado tree may not produce any fruit at all. Fertilizer: How Much Is Too Much? Avocado trees are hardy …

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How To Keep An Avocado Green Overnight


Taylor A Ritz As amazing as avocados are, they can be a pain to keep fresh. We wait and wait for the day they ripen. When it’s time to use an avocado, but a recipe only calls for half of one of the delicious fruits, we must resign ourselves to watching the remaining half wither …

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DIY Chicken Avocado Pizza

Avocado pizza

Taylor A Ritz This recipe makes 2 delicious chicken avocado pizzas. Make Your Own Chicken Avocado Pizza Ingredients Crust 1 teaspoon active (or instant) dry yeast 4 cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 ½ cups warm water Toppings 2 chicken breasts Mozzarella 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted Green …

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3 Ways To Make Your Own Avocado Oil

Taylor A Ritz Avocado oil is an oil extracted from ripe avocados. You can use it like vegetable or olive oil for cooking, frying, recipes, and other DIY hacks. Avocado oil purchased in the store can be quite expensive, so it’s much more cost-effective to make your own at home. It’s also a pretty simple …

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The Ultimate Summer Dinner: Creamy Avocado Zucchini Noodle Recipe


Taylor A Ritz Nothing says summer like charred corn, cilantro, and spicy shrimp. If you’re trying to eat healthier this summer, consider a recipe that includes all of the above, plus some super-healthy noodles made out of vegetables. Ingredients:1 tbsp + 1 tsp olive oil Kernels from 1 medium ear of corn ¼ tsp paprika …

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How the Pandemic Changed the Way We Eat

How to choose the right avocado

Taylor A Ritz The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world. Many countries effectively ground to a stop as residents were instructed to shelter in their homes. The pandemic has changed the world in ways we never imagined. One of those visible changes has been the way we eat.  Food Trends During Coronavirus If we were …

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Best Avocado Recipes For Large Gatherings: Guacamole (Part 3)

Taylor A Ritz While we may not be able to gather right now, summer is quickly coming upon us and with it, the possibility that we might be able to come together once again. Avocados are seemingly worth their weight in gold. Using avocados in a recipe intended for a large group can be tricky, …

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Stuffed Avocados: Dessert Edition

Taylor A Ritz Whether you’re voluntarily quarantined or surviving a shelter in place order, these are trying times. One way to pass all this newfound free time at home is eating. If you’re going to spend a lot of time eating, you might as well try something new. While stuffed avocados are a common treat, …

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