California Avocado Pineapple Recovery Smoothie

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Total Time: 5 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 210
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 120mg
Total Carbs 31g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 8g
Potassium 597mg

Vitamin A 206 mcg; Vitamin C 78 mg; Calcium 284 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 2 mcg; Folate 65 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.07 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 25%; Vitamin C 90%; Calcium 20%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 10%.

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This quick and easy post workout recovery smoothie could also be called a nutrient-packed “recovery smoothie” as it provides good source of fiber (18% DV) and (15% DV) potassium, an essential dietary mineral and electrolyte that helps your nerves function and muscles to contract. For athletes, fluids and electrolytes are recommended before, during and after exercise to sustain total body water. This tasty treat also provides and 90% DV vitamin C and 20% DV calcium to help your body recover.

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Serves: 1

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1/4 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 1 1/4 cups baby spinach, organic 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup frozen pineapple, chopped 3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  1. Blend thoroughly and enjoy!

Serving Suggestion: Non-dairy alternatives can substitute milk. Easy ways to boost the protein content in your recovery smoothie is to add a scoop of protein powder.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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

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