Avocado Dress-Up Site and Coloring Contest

Avocados From Mexico, the website that provides information and recipes about avocados announces their Dress-Up site and coloring contest. The Dress-Up contest opened August 16 and ends September 19 at midnight PT. Its open to children aged 4 12 years of age from the US.

This contest is fun and easy! Just print the black and white coloring page of one of the Avocado Amigos Ava or Al then color and design the page. Add hats, facial features and other accessories, color Ava or Al and then upload the image to the website (must be uploaded and entered by an adult).

Three winners will be chosen from the following age categories:

  • 4 years and younger
  • 5 9 years old
  • 10 12 years old

These are the prizes:

  • Grand prize $250 Bank Issued Gift Card
  • First Runner Up prize –  $100 Bank Issued Gift Card
  • Second Runner-Up prize $50 Bank Issued Gift Card

And for parents, theres some amazing recipes from Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless on the main site. As well as Back To School recipes such as this one:

Avocado Breakfast Burrito
6 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
4 (8-inch) flour tortillas, warmed*
4 slices ham (about 4 ounces)
4 slices sharp cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
1 fully-ripened avocado from Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
1/4 cup salsa
In bowl, beat eggs with salt and pepper. In large skillet over medium heat, melt butter; add eggs; cook and stir until set. On each tortilla place one slice each of ham and cheese; top with eggs, avocado slices and salsa, dividing evenly. Roll up and serve immediately.*To warm tortillas: Place tortillas on a plate; cover with a dampened paper towel. Microwave on high until warm, about 1 minute. Discard paper towel; wrap tortillas in cloth napkin to keep warm.

I wrote this blog post at the request of Avocados From Mexico, making me eligible to win a $25 iCard gift card.