Avocado Recipes & Giveaway
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I just received a beautiful shipment of fuerte avocados from CaliforniaAvocadosDirect.com
I’ve posted previously about CaliforniaAvocadosDirect.com and mentioned that it’s a family farm and how each avocado is inspected, hand-selected, and hand-picked before it’s shipped to consumers.
The Holtz family avocado farm in 1973
The farm in 2010
Here are some of my favorite recipes using avocados:
Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa-Stuffed Puff Pastries (with a vegan option)
What’s not to love about squishy warm avocado, with melted cream cheese, flavored with two kinds of salsa to give the bites just a touch of sweet from the mango salsa and a kick from the green salsa verde.
Vanilla Avocado Banana Ice Cream (Raw, Vegan, GF)
You cannot “taste” the avocado. Trust me on this one; it’s really rich, creamy, sweet, and very ice cream-like.
People write to me frequently telling me how much they love this healthier recipe for ice cream. And that their unsuspecting husbands and kids do, too.
3 minute recipe. No veggie, onion, or garlic chopping required.
Sweet, creamy, pudding-like. Or thin it out a bit more and drink it with a straw like a smoothie.
Raw Vegan Chocolate Mousse (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)
This recipe takes 2 minutes to make and when I bring it to a party, no one ever guesses what the secret ingredient is, and it’s instantly devoured by all. People tell me they prefer it to traditional chocolate mousse made with boiling cream and sugar.
To Enter the Giveaway:
1. Tell me your favorite way to eat or use avocados?
Tell me about a great recipe that uses avocados.
2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow LV&Y and and then tweet the following:
“I entered to win free Avocados in the @LoveVeggiesYoga Avocado Giveaway http://tiny.cc/qek00″
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Contest ends Saturday, January 14, 2012 and winner will randomly be chosen.
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