Avocados head the list of healthy fruits, although they’re often categorized as a vegetable since they taste so great in salads. Smooth, buttery, and needing nothing but a quick “nick and peel” to eat as a healthy snack, they contain “good” fats, are linked to reduced risk of chronic diseases, and rank as one of the “super foods” of the Mediterranean Diet. Since they’re typically eaten fresh, their important nutrients aren’t lost in processing or heating. Here are twelve delicious ways to enjoy their creamy flavor and lovely color.


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