ICYMI: Baking With Avocado and the Latest Trendy Health Drink

September 25, 2015
by Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market
ICYMI: Baking With Avocado and the Latest Trendy Health Drink

Around Thrive HQ, we can get a serious case of FOMO (that's "fear of missing out"). That's why we want to share some of our favorites from this week.

Among our picks, you'll find a recipe for perfectly crisp parsnip fries, the scoop on what happened when we replaced butter with avocado in baked goods, and what that cold sore on your upper lip might be trying to tell you.

Thrive Tries It: Can Avocado Replace Butter in Baking?

We put this DIY baking swap to the test in this recipe for dark chocolate madeleines, and subjected our editors to a blind taste test. The results surprised all of us!

Is Switchel The New Kombucha?

Watch out, green juice—there's a new health drink on the block. Meet switchel, the apple cider vinegar and maple drink that everyone's talking about.

Grow Your Own First Aid Kit With These Medicinal Herbs

Don't be discouraged if you don't have a garden. Even a windowsill in a studio apartment is enough space to grow these six useful herbs.

Who Needs Potatoes When You Can Make Crisp, Paleo-Friendly Parsnip Fries?

These simple parsnip fries served with a sorrel mayo might just be the best side dish ever.

Psst! 4 Signs Your Body Might Be Trying To Tell You Something

Cold sores, premature wrinkles, and female facial hair all have something in common: They could be bodily signals of larger health issues.

Roasted Eggplant Takes This Vegetarian Curry To The Next Level

Spicy and smoky, this eggplant curry makes a super satisfying dinner on a chilly fall evening. Just make sure to get plenty of naan for dipping in the oh-so-delicious sauce!

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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