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Avocado Smoothie

Avocado adds luscious creaminess and loads of nutrients to this cool, refreshing Vietnamese specialty. It's best served icy cold, straight from the blender.

  • Yield: Serves 5 (serving size: about 3/4 cup smoothie and about 1/2 teaspoon almonds)

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

Preparation

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.

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 142
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 7.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 2.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 17g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Calcium: 129mg
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