Avocado Green Smoothie

Jason Mraz’s Avocado Green Smoothie

BV9053_BeischTo make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some sprouted flax or chia seeds.

2 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups cold unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp, sliced
  • 1/2 large or 1 small stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 cups lightly packed kale leaves or spinach
  • 1 1-inch piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 8 ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Blend milk beverage, avocado, banana, apple, celery, kale (or spinach), ginger and ice in a blender until very smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving : 332 Calories; 18 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 10 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 45 g Carbohydrates; 7 g Protein; 13 g Fiber; 164 mg Sodium; 1345 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 3 1/2 fat

Article courtesy of www.eatingwell.com