I have a confession to make. I’m completely obsessed with avocados! I bought fresh avocados for the very first time a few months ago because I wanted to try making homemade guacamole, which was absolutely delicious. If you want to try the recipe I used, it’s very simple and kid-friendly. In the process, I realized how amazingly delicious avocados are and I started buying them more often.
I mentioned to a friend that I’d always avoided buying avocados because I felt that spending $1 on a single piece of fruit was absurd. After all, I’d never pay $1 for a single apple or banana. She wisely pointed out that while avocados are a fruit, their nutrition is more similar to the nutrition of meat and if you look at the amount of nutrition you’re getting from one avocado, it’s actually a pretty good value. I suspected she was right, but I wanted to see proof in the numbers. [Read more…]