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SMOKED SALMON & EGG
If you're not incorporating avocados into your breakfast routine, you're doing it wrong. These tasty (and fancy-looking) baked avocados are shockingly easy to make … and even the most vehement toast advocates won't miss the carbs.
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ASIAN CABBAGE SLAW
Sesame oil, rice vinegar and crunchy cabbage pair perfectly with creamy avocado. Chopsticks optional.
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Fresh raw shrimp marinated in lime, chili, onion and cilantro piled high on an avocado makes for a bright summer lunch when the thought of turning on the oven terrifies you.
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BLACK BEAN SALAD
Like a vegetarian burrito minus the tortilla, this Mexican-inspired recipe makes for a delectably lazy dinner or dip for chips.
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When you think "Thai," you may not think cream cheese, but we promise the creamy filling for this spicy stuffed avocado makes perfect sense. Add any protein (shrimp, chicken, beef) to round out the meal.
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What better way to celebrate summer's bounty – I.e. the tragic, fleeting availability of just-right tomatoes – than with a caprese salad stuffed in the tastiest bowl there ever was?
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BACON & EGGS
While you don't need toast for this simple dishless breakfast dish, you're going to want some bread on which to smear the gooey avocado-egg magic.
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CILANTRO CREAM SAUCE
Creamy coconut milk and bold spices are doing God's work in thisalush, chicken-filled avocadoa bowl of Tex-Mex goodness. (Miraculously, it's super healthy, too.)
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This hearty, sweet-and-spicy veggie-stuffed avocado is well worth the oven heat.