Avocados are oval-shaped fruits with thick green and a bumpy, leathery outer skin. They have a unique texture, with a creamy and light green colored flesh that has a buttery flavor and special aroma. Avocados are also known as alligator pear or butter fruit. Fresh avocados delivered to you, will not just entice your taste buds but will also ensure you're well being. Ripe Avocados turn dark brown or Black in color. Any small black spots on the fruit are due to abrasion during harvesting or handling and do not affect the quality of the fruit
Storage and Uses
Store them in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. When storing in the refrigerator, coat them with lemon juice before placing inside a container. Store cut avocados with onion chunks to prevent browning.
A quick way to season Avocados is by adding a bit of pepper, salt, balsamic vinegar and olive oil over them. Mash and spread them over toasts and sandwiches or slice them up and add to salads. You could also grind and blend into yummy dips or salsas.
Avocados improve digestion and are good for heart health and vision. They are rich in vitamins like C, E, K, B6, Magnesium, potassium and healthy fat. It prevents osteoporosis, cancer and reduces the risk of depression. They are also good for pregnant women as they are rich in folate that prevents neural tube defects in infants.