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Avocado Power Breakfast Smoothie

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
370 Calories
18 g Fat
13 g Fiber
115 mg Sodium
52 g Carbs
Avocado Power Breakfast Smoothie

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Good ole coffee. We love you, but things have changed. It’s not you. It’s just that this delicious breakfast smoothie has stolen our heart. Made with heart-healthy California Avocados, baby spinach and pineapple, it has an excellent source of dietary fiber (46% DV), vitamin A (50% DV), iron (35% DV) and potassium (20% DV) along with a good source of protein (12% DV) and calcium (15% DV).

Ingredients

Serves: 1

1 cup pineapple, chopped
2 cups baby spinach, raw
1/4 cup parsley leaves
1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
1 Tbsp. agave
1 cup ice

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. In a blender, puree all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Drink as part of your morning breakfast or for an afternoon pick me up.

*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.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 370
Total Fat 18 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 11 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 115 mg
Potassium 842 mg
Total Carbohydrates 52 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugar 31 g
Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 445 mcg; Vitamin C 145 mg; Calcium 171 mg; Iron 6 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 160 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.17 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 50%; Vitamin C 160%; Calcium 15%; Iron 35 %; Vitamin D 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.

About the author

Recipe developed by Erin McDowell for a California Avocado / Pure Wow promotion.

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