Avocado

The World's Heaviest Avocado Will Make Your Guac Dreams Come True

The guacamole really is extra! A family in Hawaii has landed in the Guinness Book of World Records after their 5.6 pound avocado was certified as the world’s heaviest, according to CNN . The Pokini family from Maui applied for the certification back in December after previously submitting a 5.7...
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Taking A Look At The Most Popular Cooking Oils

Fat in the nutrition world has gotten a bad rap. Shunned as being bad for your body, organs such as the heat, uses fat as its primary energy source. One of the good sources of fat sits in the cooking oil aisle but in an ever-growing shelf of selection, there are many options of cooking oils to use...
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How To Spot Fake Guacamole

Some fake products are easy to spot. Then there is fake guacamole. Yes, there is an imposter that some restaurants are serving to unsuspecting customers as guacamole and they're hoping you won't notice. Soaring avocado prices, which have nearly doubled since last year, have caused restaurants...
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Avocado Tree Home Growing Kit

Imagine being able to walk into your backyard, pick a fresh avocado, and slice it up on a piece of toast or add it to a salad. That’s the ultimate dream, right? Thanks to this avocado tree growing kit, that dream can finally become a reality. The AvoSeedo is a plastic “boat” with a hole where you...
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Some Avocados Recalled Due To Possible Health Risk

This morning you shouldn't be spreading avocado on your toast as a distributor has voluntarily recalled California-grown avocados in six states, including Florida, after a recent batch tested positive for listeria. Henry Avocado said there is no associated illnesses have been reported, noting that...
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Spinach And Kale Have More Pesticide Reside Than Any Other Produce

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released it's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce harboring the most pesticide residues and for the first time, kale made the list and coming in at number three, after strawberries and spinach! According to testing by the USDA and the FDA over 92% of kale...
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How To Pick The Perfect Avocado With The Smallest Pit

Avocados are popular. In fact it's estimated we each consume 7 pounds of avocado per person each year, compared to just one pound back in 1989. But any avocado aficionado will tell you that you are buying an avocado and not the seed which leads us to a simple way to figure out which avocado offers...
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Get Paid For Eating Avocados

Perhaps the best news that an avocado aficionado could ever want to hear. Researchers at several universities across the country are looking for people who eat avocados daily to get paid $300! The study is called the Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial, or HAT as scientists look to see whether eating...
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Company Creates Coating To Double Ripeness Life Of Avocados

Avocados are wildly popular but ne of the biggest turnoffs is their brief window of ripeness. Usually the green fruit is ripe for 2-3 days. However one company says they've been able to double the time avocados are ripe. A California company has come up with a tasteless coating that controls the...
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Get Your Avocado Toast Chocolate Bars Before They're Gone

What happens when your avocado toast crosses paths with a chocolate bar? You get an Avocado Toast-Flavored Chocolate Bar or course! A California gourmet chocolatier, Compartés, has created the candy which is made up of white chocolate filled with fresh California avocados and caramelized toast bits...
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