Avocados are a creamy-textured stone fruit that grows in warm climates. It has recently become a very popular food among health-conscious people especially in keto and low carb diet.
expectation: To manage your expectations, these are not ripe.
how to ripen avocados: The simplest way to ripen avocados is to leave them on the counter for 3-5 days to ripen naturally or place it in a paper bag with an apple or banana if you want to speed up the ripening process.
tips for a quick ripeness test: Apply gentle pressure to the stem to see if it yields. If it does, it's ready for consumption! *Avoid squeezing too hard as this can cause bruising*
storage: If you won't be able to eat the avocado once it's ripe, place it in the refrigerator to slow the ripening process. Should last 2-3 days.
nutritional info: per 68g (source - everydayhealth.com)
Calories 114 | Dietary fiber 6 g | Total sugar 0.2 g | Potassium 345 milligrams (mg) | Sodium 5.5 mg | Magnesium 19.5 mg | Vitamin A 43 mg | Vitamin E 1.3 mg | Vitamin K 14 mg | Vitamin B-6 0.2 mg | Monounsaturated fatty acids 6.7 g
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting or cooking.