It's easy being green when avocados go with everything. 🥑

By Cassie Hurwitz
October 18, 2019
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Spicy Avocado & Cucumber Bowls

Spicy Avocado & Cucumber Bowls

With just five ingredients and virtually zero prep time, this healthy, zingy dish is perfect as an afternoon snack, pre-dinner appetizer, or salad substitute.

Avocado Smash

Avocado Smash

You know the drill—mash up the green goodness and pile it on your choice of toast for a quick, healthy, and delicious meal. For an anything-but-basic avo toast, play around with toppings like a poached egg, red pepper flakes, and garlic. 

Recipe: Try our Avocado Smash

Stuffed Avocado Quinoa Salad

Stuffed Avocado Quinoa Salad

Packed with veggies like corn, peppers, zucchini, and radicchio, plus filling quinoa and pinto beans, this superfood-stuffed dish is a veggie lover's paradise. 

Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce

avocado ranch dipping sauce

A quick combo of buttermilk, yogurt, lime, dill, shallot, and the star of the show—avocado—makes a zesty, herby dip that goes with just about everything. 

Poblano & Pepper Jack Pizzas with Avocado

poblano pepper jack pizzas with avocado

There's so much to love about this pizza: the fact that it's grilled rather than baked, that it's topped with a spicy blend of pepper jack, chiles, and salsa verde, and that it's covered in fresh avocado. You choose.

Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Dip

Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Dip

Light, fresh, and cool, this dip pairs perfectly with any selection of veggies. Don't limit yourself, though—it's also perfect drizzled as a salad dressing or smeared on a piece of toast.

Avocado Ice Pops

avocado ice pops

Popsicles aren't limited to just cherry and grape. Step outside the mold and pour a mixture of avo, cream, and condensed milk into popsicle trays for this chill, creamy concoction.

Recipe: Try our Avocado Ice Pops

Salmon-Avocado Salad with Passion Fruit Vinaigrette

Salmon-Avocado Salad With Passion-Fruit Vinaigrette
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

This simple salad uses a light, three ingredient dressing—just passion fruit pulp, honey, and EVOO—and butter lettuce to let the avocado shine through. Plus, it's a great use for leftover salmon.

Avocado Semifreddo

Avocado Semifreddo

Meaning 'half-frozen,' this Italian dessert is puts regular ice cream to shame. With the addition of avocado, it's a more guilt-free way to enjoy the sweet stuff.

Recipe: Try our Avocado Semifreddo

Seared Scallops with Avocado & Lime

Seared Scallops with Avocado & Lime
Credit: Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

Scallops seem scary, but they're actually quick and easy to fry up. Paired with lime-avocado mash and red jalapeños, they're incredibly tasty, too. 

Mexican-Style Grilled Avocados

grilled-avocado
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You just found your new favorite side dish. Drizzle half an avocado in olive oil and salt, then sear for two minutes before adding toppings—we like queso fresco, radishes, and hot sauce.

Avocado Power Parfaits

Avocado Power Parfaits
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Actor and former football player Isaiah Mustafa created this recipe to boost energy levels while still enjoying something sweet. With cacao butter and stevia fueling the flavor, it's okay to enjoy a few extra helpings.

Recipe: Try Isaiah's Avocado Power Parfaits

Seared Fish with Kiwi-Avocado Salsa

Seared Fish with Kiwi-Avocado Salsa
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

Brighten up any white fish of your choosing, like cod, with a blend of lime, kiwi, orange, red onion, and mint—not to mention the avo.

Avocado, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Avocado, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad
Credit: Photography by Lucy Schaeffer

French chef Jacques Pépin picks fresh herbs from his garden to garnish this salad, but the blend of avo, mozz, and tomatoes is what stands out. Reserve the scraped-out avocado shells for a cute serving trick.

Green Smoothie Bowl

green party smoothie bowl
Credit: Photography by Lucas Zarebinski

Smoothie bowls may look difficult—especially when they're expertly designed—but this one is simple and flexible. The base of frozen greens, avocado, banana, and coconut milk is easy to toss together and the toppings are adjustable to your tastes.

Recipe: Try our Green Smoothie Bowl

Tomato Toast with Avocado Cream

tomato toast with avocado cream
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

Raise a toast to the delicious combo of avocados and tomatoes. Tied together with mint and red onion, this toast is a clear winner.

Avocado Salad with Cumin-Lime Dressing

avocado salad with cumin lime dressing

Avocados are obviously the best part of every salad, so skip the other toppings and toss together this lettuce-and-avocado-only mix. You'll also want to prep an entire batch of the light dressing to douse over anything at a moment's notice.

Tuna Poke Tacos with Fried Avocado

Tuna Poke Tacos
Credit: Photography by Victor Protasio

Spice up Taco Tuesday with this fun fusion dish. Prep is deceivingly easy—marinate the tuna in a soy sauce, sesame oil, and chile-garlic blend then set aside to focus all your energy on the avocado.

Tangy Avocado Salad

Tangy Avocado Salad
Credit: Photography by Andrew Purcell

The combination of avocado, grapefruit, mint, and pistachios—with extra grapefruit juice accompanying the dressing—screams citrusy perfection.

Recipe: Try our Tangy Avocado Salad