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Avocado and Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Avocado and Melon Breakfast Smoothie
Total time:

5 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:


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.


Serving Size: 2

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

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  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: 11g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 31%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%    
Protein: 13g
Carbohydrates: 46g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 170mg
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.

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