Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

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 Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 90
Total Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 25mg
Total Carbs 13g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 5g
Potassium 270mg

Vitamin A 433 IU; Vitamin C 18 mg; Calcium 59 mg; Iron 0.3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 29 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.03 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 5%; Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 6%; Iron 0%

 

*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.

Cayenne pepper and fresh ginger give this avocado smoothie the afternoon pick-me-up you need! The mango adds 25% of your daily value for vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. You can freeze your own mango cubes, or purchase pre-frozen from your grocery freezer aisle. Add more or less water depending on desired thickness.

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Serves: 2

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1/4 ripe Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced 1 Tbsp. minced ginger 1/2 cup frozen mango cubes 1/3 cup plain, nonfat yogurt 1 Tbsp. lemon juice Cayenne pepper, to taste 1 cup water 1 cup ice cubes
  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately.

Copyright © 2014, Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE

*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.

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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