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Avocado Smoothie

Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 5 (serving size: about 3/4 cup smoothie and about 1/2 teaspoon almonds)
Avocado adds luscious creaminess and loads of nutrients to this cool, refreshing Vietnamese specialty. It's best served icy cold, straight from the blender.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 cups sweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped slivered almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 142
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.6 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 4.4 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 2.7 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 79 mg
  • calcium 129 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut avocado in half lengthwise; discard pit. Scoop pulp from avocado halves into blender. Add almond milk and next 3 ingredients (through lime juice); process until smooth. Top each serving with toasted almonds. Serve immediately.

  2. To your Health Avocados give you a dose of heart-healthy nutrients: Their monounsaturated fats and fiber help lower cholesterol.

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