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Avocados are some of the best foods out there. Not only do they taste amazing—hello, guacamole!—but they are also super healthy to boot. The magical fruit is filled with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and is rich in vitamins and minerals.
If you know someone who loves a good avocado, you’re going to want to help them fill up their kitchen with all the best tools to maximize their avocado experience. In order to spend less time removing pits and avoid wasting food when the fruit gets overripe (which, as we all know, happens in milliseconds), here are five great gifts every avocado lover needs.
1. Avocado Slicer
No longer will you have to struggle with cutting open, pitting, or slicing your avocado when you have this 3-in-1 avocado slicer tool. Remove the pit flawlessly with just a quick twist, and top your food with picture-perfect slices of avocado removed effortlessly from the skin.
2. Avocado Storage Container
Nothing is worse than putting half of your avocado away, only to find that it has turned brown and rancid. Solve this problem with an avocado storage container, which can help keep your second half last longer.
3. Avocado Cuber
If you prefer your avocado cubed for something like a chopped salad, you’ll want to get your hands on this avocado cuber, which yields perfectly-square pieces. It also helps remove waste by using all of the avocado flesh.
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4. Avocado Masher
This is for all the guac lovers out there. Make perfectly smashed avocado in a flash with this useful tool that also happens to work well with potatoes, yam, carrots and bananas.
5. Avocado Serving Bowl
Are you a true avo fan if you aren’t serving your avocado in an avocado-shaped bowl? This ceramic serving bowl is geared towards serving guacamole but it could work for salad or other avocado-based recipes as well. The the outside of the bowl is even textured to feel like the real deal.
Give the guac-lover the tools to make the best guacamole possible with this authentic Mexican mortar and pestle set. This’ll help you make guacamole with a consistency that’s just right (not too chunky or too creamy).
7. Avocado Cookbook
Give your avocado lover all new ways to enjoy their favorite fruit with an avocado cookbook. Absolutely Avocados offers ideas for pairing this pitted fruit with meats and seafood as well as recipes for everything from dips to desserts.