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Another Instagrammer, Matt Caron, posted a photo of a pit less avocado with the ring sunken into the center and wrote, “Every hippie girl’s dream proposal,” and received a slew of rave reactions. While the avocado proposal is now gaining traction, it appears the vegan-inspired act of romance has been Instagrammed before. Taylor Selby, a yogi and self-described “avocado lover and smoothie bowl addict,” posted a photo in October 2016 of her fiancé down on one knee with the slightly overripe fruit in-hand. “I couldn't help but share the BEST & most creative proposal/best day of my life in honor of 6 months until we say I do!!” she wrote on Instagram. "Now where is the avocado emoji?!” If the way to a person's heart is through their belly, then these romantics are certainly on track. Revealing an engagement ring in a cup of hot chocolate, his girlfriend’s favorite drink, lead to happily ever after for the Seattle-based couple Arielle and Emoniel in September 2017. At least avocado proposals are making last year’s unpalatable Instagram trend, the avolatte — a tongue-in-cheek menu item by Australia’s Truman Cafe, which served a latte in an avocado shell — fade into a distant memory. After all, avocados are better pitted and garnished with a little romance.