Paleo Tip: How To Tell If An Avocado Is Good

A good avocado is awesome. A bad avocado is, well, bad. And it really sucks to split one open and find a discolored brown mess inside. Turns out you can determine if an avocado is ripe by popping of that little nub of a stem and checking the color underneath. I came up with this little rhyme to help you remember.

If it’s brown put it down.
If it’s green there will be dishes to clean.

Going forward I’ll leave the rhyming to Dr. Seuss. Checkout this little photo sequence via courtneyisawesomeatpaleo’s Tumblr:

How do you know if an avocado is ripe? Pluck off the stem and check the color.

By Phil

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