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Avocado Blueberry Smoothie

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This recipe is from the California Avocado Commission. I added this because I love avocados and blueberries, but even I must admit this seems like a very strange pairing.

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Avocado Blueberry Smoothie

Source: Recipe courtesy of the California Avocado Commission.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup ice cubes or crushed ice
  • 1 (11.5-oz) can peach nectar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 large, ripe California Avocado, peeled, seeded, cut in small chunks
  • 1 (6-oz.) carton non-fat vanilla or peach yogurt
  • 1 Cup fresh blueberries, rinsed, picked over, well-drained
  • 1/4 ripe California Avocado, peeled, sliced lengthwise (optional, for garnish)
  • 6 plump blueberries (optional, for garnish)

Preparation:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender with lid.
  2. Blend on high speed for two minutes or until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour into two tall glasses to serve.
  4. If desired, pierce slice of avocado with three blueberries on a tiny cocktail sword or skewer and hang on the side of the glass for garnish.

This is a high fiber recipe.

Nutritional Information:

Per Serving

291 Calories
7 g Total Fat
1 g Saturated fat
0 mg Cholesterol
54 g Carbohydrate
7 g Fiber
7 g Protein
81 mg Sodium