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Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie
Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

10 min

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.

ingredients

Serving Size: 2

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
As needed Cayenne pepper, to taste
1 cup water
1 cup ice cubes

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Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately.

*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.

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

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 90; Total Fat 3.5 g (Sat 0 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0 g, Mono 2 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 25 mg; Potassium 270 mg; Total Carbohydrates 13 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars 9 g; Protein 5 g; 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%

*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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