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Ways to eat avocado


{article published on Hawaii Sport Magazine – Jan/Feb issue}

Abacate…that is what we call avocado in Portuguese. Growing up, I didn’t like “abacate”, and the main reason was because every weekend when I went to sleep over at my cousins’ house, her father forced us to drink an avocado smoothie for breakfast. It was a nightmare! We couldn’t leave the table to go play until we finished that gigantic cup with that green creamy liquid. I had to hold my breath and drink it as fast as I could because I really wanted to go play! So growing up, I avoided eating or drinking anything with avocados at all costs.  Continue Reading

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