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Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Today just became infinitely better — it’s National Avocado Day! To celebrate, we’ve put together our favorite facts, recipes, avo-mazing Amazon finds and more. Endless avocados are all we avo wanted. Enjoy!

7 Fast Avocado Facts:
-Avocados are actually a fruit!
-Another name for avocados is alligator pears.
-A-peel-ing idea: To get the most flesh from an avocado, cut it into quarters and peel the skin.
-Avocados are a great source of antioxidants, Vitamin E, high in fiber and low in carbs.
-The two avocado varieties commonly found in the US are Florida and Hass. Florida avocados are lower in fat with a firmer texture. Hass avocados are perfect for mashing into your favorite guacamole.
-You can swap avocado for butter to make recipes vegan.
-While the avocado skin and pit can be toxic to dogs and cat, most household pets (except birds) can enjoy the yummy green fruit.

Avocados are so much more than just guac. Here are some of Swirled’s favorite ways to enjoy this famous fruit.
6 Unusual Yet Delicious Ways To Cook With Avocado
17 Amazing Recipes To Make With Avocado
9 Unexpected Ways To Eat Avocados For Dessert

And if you’re stuck with an unripe avocado — we’ve got you covered, too:
Here’s How To Ripen Your Avocado When It’s Rock-Hard

Editors’ Picks

20 Items Every Avocado Admirer Needs: You’re addicted to avocados and it seems impossible to get enough of your favorite fruit. Whether you’re getting a restful night sleep on avocado-printed sheets, putting on your avocado skirt or packing your avo-dorable lunch tote; showcase your sentiment with our top 20 avocado-themed products.

Wardrobe Staples For Any Weather: Whether it’s the colorful florals of summertime or chunky knits you hibernate in all winter, seasonal dressing can take a toll on our wallets (and sanity). These wardrobe staples will keep you fashionable, rain or shine.

Best Practical Gifts: Ditch the overpriced perfume or gold earrings and opt for a gift the type A person in your life will actually appreciate. Whether it’s a nifty desk organizer or gloves that allow them to answer emails in frigid temperatures, your planner-savvy friend is likely to love any of these gifts, no matter the occasion. Shop Now!

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