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11 Fresh Fruit and Veggie Recipes for Spring

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Avocado

Sometimes called the alligator pear, avocados have a creamy taste that's a summer favorite. Pass the guac, please! Health benefits include:

• Heart-healthy monounsaturated fat
• Potassium, which helps muscle functioning
• Folate

Harvest season: year-round, but the richest ones come to market in April

Try this recipe: Chilled Avocado Soup

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