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Recipe

Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Yields: 2 servings servings
A delightful concoction of green fruits and vegetables 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

  • 1 large, ripe avocado
  • 1 cup honeydew melon chunks (about 1 slice)
  • 1/2 lime, juiced (1 1/2 tsp lime juice)
  • 1 cup 8 oz milk (fat free)
  • 1 cup fat-free yogurt (plain)
  • 1/2 cup 100% apple juice or white grape juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • Cut avocado in half, remove pit.
  • Scoop out flesh, place in blender.
  • Add remaining ingredients; blend well.
  • Serve cold. (Keeps well in refrigerator up to 24 hours. If made ahead, stir gently before pouring into glasses.)

 

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with one slice toasted whole-wheat bread.

 

Nutrition Information

for 1/4 of recipe

 

Nutrients Amount

Calories: 320

Total Fat: 11 g

Saturated Fat: 2 g

Cholesterol: 5 mg

Sodium: 170 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 46 g

Dietary Fiber: 5 g

Total Sugars: 37 g

Added Sugars included: 4 g

Protein: 13 g

Vitamin D: 1 mcg

Calcium: 400 mg

Iron: 1 mg

Potassium: 550 mg

 

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