Whoever said happiness doesn’t grow on trees has obviously never had an avocado.
Your famous guacamole is part of a long ancestry: The first avocados came from Mexico 10,000 years ago.
Tacos, guacamole, salads, burgers, smoothies, nachos — if you can make it, avocado can make it GOOD.
The party don’t start till avocado walks in at tailgates, birthday parties, happy hours, or even plain ol’ dinner. Fiesta time, baby.
Avocados are essentially the only fruit with good fats, which offer benefits in the body without raising LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. In other words, avocados love you, too!
Think the humble avocado is limited to delicious guacamole or the friendly surprise that makes occasional appearances in fresh salads? Unlock the unknown greatness of the avocado here. With hundreds of recipes for morning, noon, night — and all hours in between — the avocado is about to take a place of prominence in your recipes, your kitchen, your life.
What’s an avocado? Why do avocados taste so good? Why are they all I dream about? These are Frequently Asked Avocado Questions (F.A.A.Q.), and they’re good things to know. Good thing we’ve got answers.
And not only is it a fruit, it’s actually considered a berry — because it has fleshy pulp and a seed. Berry interesting, am I right? Bet there’s a whole lot more you don’t know about the avocado — a whole lot you’d find useful.
Botanically speaking, an avocado is a single-seeded berry that grows from the Persea americana tree. But culturally speaking, Avocados From Mexico have been an icon for thousands of years. They’re known for being Always Good, whether as guacamole, salad toppers, or Instagram models.
Yep, and the goodest berry, too. Is your mind blown? That tends to happen with avocados.
Hass avocados know you love year-round guacamole, so they grow all year round in Mexico. In fact, more than 95% of the avocados eaten in the U.S. are Hass avocados. They’re big berries with a small seed — meaning more green, creamy “meat” to eat. So whether it’s the Big Game in February, Cinco de Mayo, or Thanksgiving dinner — thank Hass for the year-round Avocados From Mexico.
Close your eyes and take a bite of an Avocado From Mexico. Do you hear the drip-drop of tropical rain? Smell the rich volcanic soil? Feel the warm Mexican sun? All the goodness of our avocado orchards in Michoacán is wrapped up in every avocado — and stays there until it reaches your belly.
The goodness goes on and on and on and on and on and on…
Avocados have that touch of goodness that takes “edible” to “incredible.” Learn all the ways to use avocados here.
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