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Avocado and Melon Breakfast Smoothie

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Total Time:

5min

Prep Time:

5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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320
Calories
11 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
13 g
Protein
46 g
Total Carbs
 Avocado and Melon Breakfast Smoothie

A delightful concoction of green fruit plus fat-free dairy. With convenience built in, this refreshing smoothie can be made a day ahead. Keeps well in the refrigerator up to 24 hours.

Ingredients

Serves: 2
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados*
cup  honeydew melon chunks (about 1 slice)
  Juice from 1/2 lime (1 ½ tsp. lime juice)
cup  (8 oz) milk, fat-free
cup  fat-free yogurt, plain
1/2  cup  apple juice or white grape juice
Tbsp.  honey

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Cut avocado in half, remove pit.
  2. Scoop out flesh, place in blender.
  3. Add remaining ingredients; blend well.

Serve cold. Holds well in the refrigerator up to 24 hours. If made ahead, stir gently before pouring into glasses.

*Large avocados recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 320
Total Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 13 g
Total Carbs 46 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Potassium 0 mg
Total Sugar 0 g

Each serving provides an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin C, riboflavin, folate, B12, pantothenic acid, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iodine, and a good source of vitamin D, thiamin, B6, magnesium and zinc.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) consumer education foundation whose purpose is to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables to improve public health. The foundation is responsible for a variety of nutrition education and marketing programs, including the new Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® health initiative.

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