Avocado pears tho savoury are botanically a tree fruit. Thought to have originated in Central America. Grown in tropical & sub-tropical climates. Sublime creaminess from 20+% healthy fats.
SKIN FOOD ACTIVES: Carotenoids Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamins E, K & C, B Vitamins - B1, B2, B3, B5, Biotin, Folate, Potassium.
BEAUTY BENEFITS OF AVOCADO: Luscious lipids replenish skins natural moisture barrier to keep soft and hydrated. Vitamin C boosts collagen production and antioxidants fight free radicals that cause inflammation, dryness and tissue deterioration.
COOK: Don’t apply heat as the flavour is severely compromised. Enrich a green salad, make a guacamole by mashing with lime zest & juice, garlic, pinch cumin, mash on to wholegrain toast or sourdough and top with a slice of tomato or goats cheese. Fab alternative to olive oil for drizzling. Try the lime infused varieties too.
TIP: Provide 'heaviness’ to help you feel fuller longer. Normally take a week to ripen but can be accelerate in a paper bag with an apple. Makes an amazing green smoothie!