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Avocados and Wisconsin Potato Recipes

April 5th, 2013 | Posted in: Cooking, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Did you know that spring marks the start of the avocado season?

Avocados are a great source of nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid. Avocados also act as a “nutrient booster” — enabling the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients, such as alpha and beta-carotene and lutein, in foods that are eaten with the fruit.

Wisconsin potatoes are gluten, fat, cholesterol and sodium-free. They also provide more potassium than a banana, contain only 110 calories, offer 2 g of fiber and 45% of your daily recommended Vitamin C.

For those of you who love potatoes and avocados, we offer a selection of recipes featuring both:

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