10 Reasons Why Avocados Are the Best Things Ever

Guacamole is just the beginning
Understanding Avocados

Joe Quintana of Rosa Mexicano explains how to buy, store and test the ripeness of avocados

We’ve raved about quinoa, jumped on the chia seed bandwagon, and pinned more Brussels sprouts and asparagus recipes than we thought possible; but at the end of the day, the healthy food that truly steals our hearts is the avocado. From guacamole to avocado toast, not to mention ripe avocados with just a squeeze of lime and salt, the versatile fruit always wins us over with its creamy texture and adaptable flavor. Of course, the best way to show you why avocados are perfect, while giving the avocado the love it deserves, is with photos and recipe links. Click through our slideshow for some major avocado love.

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— Melissa Valliant, HellaWella

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