Avocados: How to Get the Most from This Heart-Healthy Food!

Playing Can You Ripen an Avocado in the Oven?

The Doctors love avocados! ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says he eats one a day. Avocados provide antioxidants and are a great source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. The Doctors share their tips and tricks to get that avocado just right, as well as some tasty recipes to use it in!

If you’ve heard the rumor that you can ripen an avocado in an oven, the bad news is it’s false. The good news is, check out the video above where The Doctors tell you what does help to ripen it.

What if that avocado is ripe yet you’re not ready to dig in? The Doctors share the secret to keeping avocados lasting for a long time… possibly for up to four months?!

Did you know you should wash the skin of an avocado even though you’re not eating that part? Here’s why.

If you’ve seen #hashtagavocadohand on social media, you know this fruit has caused some injuries! Learn how to cut it properly in the video below.

Now that you’ve got those perfectly ripe avocadoes, why not use them for a tasty snack?

Salads are always better with avocado! Check out Dr. Travis’ Chicken Avocado Salad.

What about using avocado in your dessert?! You've got to bake up Chelsey Amer’s Healthy Brownie Pizza.

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