As far as holidays go, today is a big one. Happy National Avocado Day! In celebration, here is a master list of everything eco, natural and avocado-related that you need in your life immediately.
#1 — Avocado Love Sweatshirt
How cozy is this responsibly produced, hand-painted t-shirt was created by Nutrition Stripped Founder, McKel Hill? Hover on the post and click on the right arrow to see more.
#2 — Avocado Hugger
Dedicated to reducing food waste, Food Huggers has crafted an innovative device to save that extra half of avocado from a brown death. Because no avocado should be left behind.
#3 — Avocado Green Mattress
What’s green, healthy, and made in California? Avocados! And, Avocado Green Mattresses. Sleep is the ultimate detox time for your body, so why risk it? Made from 100% natural latex, New Zealand wool, and organic cotton — these mattresses are better for your health and for the planet. If you still need convincing, check out Consumer Reports’ 2018 mattress rankings.
#4 — Avocado Co-Wash
Learn about the benefits of co-washing, and then give this vegan avocado-coconut butter mash-up from Lush Cosmetics a try.
#5 — Avocado Oil Mayo
Founded by Mark Sisson, Primal Kitchen carries delicious Paleo foods that are natural and kind to the body. If you aren’t up on the benefits of avocado oil, it’s a mild-tasting, high-heat friendly heart-healthy fat that is perfect for upgrading standard mayonnaise.
#6 —Avocado Organic Cotton Onesie
This GOTS certified organic 100% cotton onsie with safe eco-friendly dyes by Estella allows your baby to wear his or her favorite green snack (without all the mess.) Check out their organic cotton Avocado Toy, too!
#7 — Scarabeus Oxford in Avocado
Handcrafted with fabric made from recycled plastic bottles, these insane women’s avocado oxfords are not only stylish, but eco-friendly and ethically produced by Insecta in limited quantities in Brazil.
#8 — Avocado-Oil Cooked Tortilla Chips
These grain-free Siete Foods tortilla chips are perfect with a side of guacamole, but can absolutely stand on their own. The newcomer has taken Instagram by storm, and has introduced the world to cassava flour. According to their website, “Cassava (also called yuca or manioc) is a nutraceutic root vegetable with a clean and neutral flavor. It’s one of the world’s primary staple foods and the third most relied upon staple in the tropics. Cassava is a crucial part of the global diet.”
#9 — The Avocado Sock
If you struggle with perfectly timing your avocado’s ripeness to Taco Tuesday, the Avocado Sock is here for you. The 100% wool product helps speed the ripening process, reduces bruising and damage from transporting ripe avocados, and is completely reusable.
#10 — Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
Who isn’t looking for the perfect eye cream?! This one is top-rated, soothing, and packed with naturally-hydrating ingredients — like avocado oil, which is rich in Vitamins A, D, E and Potassium.
#11 — Avocado Scrub
Say goodbye to tired, dry, flaky skin with Brooklyn Botany’s invigorating and brightening Avocado body scrub.
#12 — An Avocado a Day Cookbook
How many ways can you eat an avocado? Author Lara Ferroni says at least 70! Her colorful cookbook offers simple yet innovative dishes with avocado at the center of the plate.
#13 — Avocado Tree Starter Kit
Grow your very own avocado with this ingenious planter kit from Uncommon Goods. Simply insert the shiny seed of your last avocado into the pod, float it in a water bath, and patiently watch your windowsill set-up sprout signs of life. This expertly designed floating planter easily holds a toothpick flag to mark your progress from day one to avocado toast.
#14 — Avocado Tote Bag
This ethically-produced, reusable bag is perfect for a trip to the Farmers Market or as a gift for the friend who has everything. Baggingaround hand-makes each tote in the Netherlands, and sells a “Holy Guacamole” tote, too!
#15 — Holy Guacamole T-shirt
Purchasing this t-shirt by Wholesome Culture (also available on a reusable tote bag!) means your supporting the love of animals. 15% of their profits go to animal rescue organizations.
#16 — A Trip to Avocaderia in NYC
Bonus: Guac is NOT Extra Today
Stop by Chipotle to get FREE guacamole today. Just use the app or order online with the code AVOCADO.
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