Avo Hacks

Think you know your way around an avocado? If you’re a little intimidated by your favorite green fruit, fear not, these avocado hacks will make you as boss as Hass.

Hack 1

BE A PIT BOSS

GONE ARE THE DAYS OF FEARFULLY WHACKING

our avocado pits with a knife to release them from their green bed of guac-awesomeness. Instead, grab a spoon, slide it under the pit, and rock it back and forth like a hammock in the summertime.

Hack 2

CHILLY-CADO

CRAVING AN EVENING SNACK BUT DON’T NEED A WHOLE AVOCADO?

Don’t let the fear of wasting avocado even cross your mind! Halve the avocado, remove the pit, and toss the flesh of the half you’re not using in a blender or food processor with a squeeze of lime or lemon juice and puree until smooth. Seal in an airtight container with a little room and place it in the freezer for an on-demand guacamole reserve.

Hack 3

BAKER’S HELPER

DOES YOUR STOMACH CRAVE DESSERT WHILE YOUR MIND INSISTS ON FRUIT?

You can substitute products in baking and your favorite desserts with avocado! This provides a healthier way to cure that sweet tooth by packing your dessert with 20 essential vitamins and nutrients.

Hack 4

UHN-YUMMM

KEEP LEFTOVER AVOCADO FROM TURNING BROWN BY STORING IT

with an unusual refrigerator frenemy — an onion! Place the remaining avocado together with sliced onion in a small, airtight container and store it in the fridge. And don’t worry, if you your avocado cries, its not you — it’s the onion.

Hack 5

PIT-TASTIC

AVOCADO PITS ARE ACTUALLY VERSATILE ENOUGH TO BRING OUT

avo-lover’s artistic side. Dried avocado pits can be carved or painted to use as unique beads for jewelry, wind chime decorations, or filler in your next floral arrangement.