California Avocado 4th of July Blast Recipe Linkup and Giveaways!

Dara from Cookin’ Canuck and I are so excited to announce that the California Avocado 4th of July Blast recipe linkup is finally open! We can’t wait to see what you’ve created with delicious California Avocados.

We know how much everyone loves avocados, so we are certain this is going to be one heck of an awesome party!

Remember… when you follow the instructions to share your avocado recipes with us, you will be eligible to win over $1600 in giveaways!

The giveaways include:

  • Two separate $500 American Express Gift Cards
  • Two separate $250 American Express Gift Cards
  • Two separate California Avocado Gift Baskets, valued at $75 each

Participating in the California Avocado 4th of July Blast is simple! Here’s what you need to do…


  1. Write and post a recipe on your blog featuring delicious California Avocados. (Your post can be an old post…just PLEASE be sure to link back AND follow #2 below).
  2. Somewhere in your post, we ask that you include the following “Join Dine & Dish and Cookin’ Canuck for the California Avocado 4th of July Blast, sponsored by the California Avocado Commission.” This, including the links, must be included in your post to be eligible for the prizes.
  3. Your recipe MUST have fresh California Avocados listed as an ingredient
  4. Add your link to the California Avocado 4th of July Blast linkup widget on either Cookin’ Canuck or Dine and Dish (Dara and I have the same widget code, so only add it on one site) and leave a comment letting us know you linked up. The great news is you can link up to THREE avocado recipes! Add your avocado recipe anytime between June 27th and July 4th!
  5. Don’t have a blog? No problem! Simply leave your recipe or a link to your favorite California Avocado recipe in the comments section of either Dine & Dish or Cookin’ Canuck during the week the #CaAvoBlast wideget is open (June 27th – July 4th , 2012).

For additional entries:

Become a Fan of the California Avocado Commission on Facebook. Leave a separate comment on this post indicating you completed this.

  1. Follow the California Avocado Commission on Twitter. Leave a separate comment on this post indicating you did this.
  2. Tweet the following –> Join @cookincanuck & @dineanddish now for #CaAvoBlast. Share your @Ca_Avocados recipes. $1600 in prizes. <– Leave a separate comment on this post indicating you’ve completed this.

And that’s it! Pretty simple, right? We’ll keep the linkup open through July 4th. Winners will be announced the following week .  All winners with a valid entry will be selected at random using Winners will be emailed and they will have 48 hours to claim their prize.   Giveaways  available to U.S. residents only. Thanks for participating!

Disclosure: A special thanks to the California Avocado Commission for hosting this great event. I have been compensated for my time but all opinions are my own.

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  1. says

    I’m linking up my 3rd recipe: Yuzu Shrimp and Halibut Ceviche. Hope you’ll enjoy this perfect summer appetizer as much as we do.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  2. says

    I’ve linked up my Green Goddess dressing, am following @CA_Avocado on twitter, have become a fan on FB and have tweeted about the 4th of July Blast. What fun!

  3. says

    Just realizing I needed to leave separate comments for all (first linky party :)). Became a fan of California Avocado Commission on Facebook!


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