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From Burgers to Brownies: 5 Ways To Use Up a Ripe Avocado

Don’t let it go to waste!

turkey burger with sun dried tomatoes and avocado cream

It can transform a piece of plain toast or a simple salad into an indulgent meal. Ah, yes — we’re talking about the avocado.

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This fruit of Millennial dreams is packed with healthy monosaturated fatty acids, potassium and fiber. But this green treat is also kind of temperamental. It can go from hard as a rock to brown on the inside in what seems like no time.

Think you’ve waited a day too long to use one? No worries. These recipes have you covered.

Avocado Brownie Bites

In this healthy yet decadent dessert, avocado deepens the chocolate flavor and adds creaminess.

Sweet Potato Chips and Guacamole With Pomegranate and Edamame

A feast for the eyes and a treat for the taste buds. Vitamins, nourishing fats and plant protein make this snack a triple threat.

Chilled Avocado, Asparagus and Spinach Soup

Powered up with spinach and seasoned with fresh herbs, this cool and creamy soup is both satisfying and healthy.

Turkey Burgers With Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Cream

You won’t miss the bun with these moist and flavorful turkey burgers. A dollop of avocado cream is the perfect complement.

Creamy Strawberry and Greens Smoothie

A creamy, satisfying smoothie that’s naturally sweetened with strawberries, “creamified” with avocado and then exalted to green goddess status with arugula.

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