Archive for May, 2014

Avocado Recipe- Spicy Guacamole!


INGREDIENTS 2 Haas avocados, halved, pitted, and diced in shell (see instructions below) 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1 jalapeño, finely diced 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped Juice of 1 lime Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Mash the avocados with a fork and combine with the red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. […]

Food for Thought- Avocado!

ganze und halbe avocado isoliert auf weiss

Introduction The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree native to Mexico and Central America, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or alligator pear also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single seed. Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. They have a green-skinned, fleshy body […]