Avacado Love,There are 13 vitamins that the body absolutely needs: vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12 and folate). Avocados naturally contain many of these vitamins.
2011 was the unofficial year of the avocado here at The Kitchn. With help from our readers, we learned the best ways to store and cut these creamy green fruits and dined on avocados for breakfast, lunch, and even dessert. Read on for the year's worth of tips, tricks, and recipes. (No avocados in your area? We reviewed a mail order source, too.)