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An Avocado a Day

More than 70 Recipes for Enjoying Nature's Most Delicious Superfood

6-3/4 x 8; $19.95

192 pages

ISBN: 9781632170811

Go beyond guacamole! Research shows that adding an avocado a day to your diet helps improve your overall health, and this cookbook will show you how to enjoy avocados in 70 delicious and different ways.

Even most avocado lovers don't know what to do with them beyond adding a slice or two to a sandwich or mashing one into guacamole. Here are 70 simple and delicious tasty recipes for everything from breakfast to dessert, including Avocado Green Curry Noodles, Tequila, Citrus and Ginger Stuffed Avocados, Avocado Waffles, and Avocado Key Lime Pie. Lara Ferroni educates readers on the various kinds of avocados and how to pick them, store them, and even grow them! Home cooks will learn how to use avocado butter, oil, and honey, and how to incorporate avocados into any every meal of the day.

LARA FERRONI is a tech geek and also a food geek who spends her days bombing around Portland on her bicycle, designing software, and exploring the food culture of the Pacific Northwest. She has styled and photographed over 20 cookbooks.

"I didn't know the health benefits of the avocado before reading this book."
—Eat Your Books

"Photographer and plant-based cooking pro Lara Ferroni has come up with more than 70 creative—and seriously delicious—ways to eat your favorite healthy fat."

"Packed with new and inventive ways to eat an avocado… it’s pretty easy being green."
South Sound Magazine

"Incorporate avocados into every meal of the day."
Edible Seattle

"To find out exactly how to buy, store, cut, and freeze our favorite fruit, [An Avocado a Day] set[s] the record straight once and for all." 

"Guac is great, but look how much more fun you could be having with this yummy heart-healthy fruit."
Health Magazine

"An avocado cookbook which includes recipes from smoothies to kimchi (yes avocado kimchi) to cakes." 
—Foodie Baker (blog)

"I didn't know the health benefits of the avocado myself before reading this book… Home cooks will learn how to make use avocado butter, oil, and honey, and how to incorporate avocados into more meals." 
—Eat Your Books

"[Ferroni has] worked the green superfood into everything from chocolate chipcookies to pickles to eggless nog."
Seattle Magazine

"Ideas to elevate [the avocado], from why-didn’t-I-think-of-that combos to unexpected and unusual flavor choices."
—NY Metro Parent

"What can you do with this green gem besides slicing it for sandwiches, dicing it for salads or mashing it for guacamole? Plenty, as Lara Ferroni will show you."
—Redlands Daily Facts

"You’ve nailed a killer guacamole and perfect avo toast. What’s next? Find over 70 recipes that creatively use the delicious superfood—from Green Power Oatmeal to Avocado Waffles—in Lara Ferroni’s beautiful book, An Avocado a Day."
—This Is Story

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