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26 Genius Ways To Use Avocado

There's a whole world beyond guacamole and avocado toast, people.

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1. Fry it into egg rolls.

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Just like your favorite appetizer from The Cheesecake Factory! Recipe here.

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2. Or, bake it into fries.

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Crunchy outside, creamy insides. Recipe here.

3. Whip it into a vegan mayo.

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Basically guac that you can spread on a sandwich. Recipe here.

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4. Use it as a face mask.

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Avocado, is there anything you CAN'T do? Instructions here.

5. Bake it into a dense, hearty pizza bread.

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So much cheese, so much bread :) Recipe here.

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6. Or throw it onto an actual pizza.

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Because, pizza. Recipe here.

7. Freeze it into ice pops.

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Got too many ripe avocados? Freeze 'em into sweet treats and they'll stay good for months. Recipe here.

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8. Make healthier truffles.

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A no-cook, five-ingredient healthy dessert? Dreams do come true. Recipe here.

9. Grill it and fill it.

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These are filled with cherry tomatoes, herbs, and pine nuts, but you can pretty much use whatever you want. Recipe here.

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10. Turn it into ice cream.

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Low-carb and dairy-free, if you're into that kinda thing. Recipe here.

11. Add tequila.

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Always the answer. Recipe here.

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12. Marry guacamole and hummus.

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Twice as good, twice as good for you (?). Recipe here.

13. Turn it into a magical vegan, gluten-free frosting!

Definitely not flavor-free, I promise. Recipe here.

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14. While you're at it, make gluten-free, grain-free avocado brownies as a vehicle for the aforementioned frosting.

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Double-cado. Recipe here.

15. Use it as a deep-conditioning hair mask.

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Avocados aren't cheap, but they're definitely less expensive than fancy salon products. Might as well give this a try! More instructions here.

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16. Mash it with yolks for next-level deviled eggs.

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Oh and also there's bacon involved. Recipe here.

17. Grind the flesh AND the pit into a DIY foot scrub.

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Mind blown. Instructions here.

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18. Blend it into pesto.

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Pesto + Avocado = A rich, creamy spread that'll taste delicious on pasta and pretty much anything else. Recipe here.

19. Make a cold summer soup.

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Crab and avocado salad? Of course. Crab and avocado soup? Why not!? here.

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20. Blend it into an easy, healthy pudding.

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This four-ingredient recipe comes together in a blender in just a couple of minutes. Recipe here.

21. Use it to make creamy, dairy-free salad dressing.

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Dairy-free caesar? Check. Recipe here.

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22. Or a no-mayo chicken salad.

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Recipe here.

23. Mix it with sour cream for the ultimate Tex-Mex condiment.

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Then go ahead and put it on pretty much everything. Recipe here.

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24. Use it to make a cheesecake with no actual cheese.

Heather Pace / sweetlyraw.com

Raw, vegan, and shockingly delicious. Recipe here.

25. Mix it with green tea for a bubble tea smoothie.

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In case you've been looking for a way to turn bubble tea into a legit meal. Recipe here.

26. Work it into a grilled cheese.

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*Drops mic*

Recipe here.

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