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Delectable Walnut Avocado Lime Pie Breakfast Smoothie

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Combine ½ avocado, ½ small banana, ¾ cup water, 1/3 cup of California walnuts, 1/3 cup of coconut milk and 2 tbsp Manuka honey. Add the juice from 1 lime and blend all ingredients together for 1 minute. You may substitute coconut milk with soy milk or rice milk. Adding protein powder will make this smoothie a complete meal in itself.

Want to make a delicious smoothie?

Just tried this one and it is a winner for sure! We used Manuka Honey in this recipe to make it extra sweet.

Treat yourself to the taste of the tropics with this nutritious, filling breakfast smoothie.

Heart-healthy walnuts chock-full of omega-3’s and fibre-rich avocadoes in this smoothie will give you the fuel needed to kick-start your day.

Ingredients

  • 1/2  ripe avocado
  • 1/2  small banana
  • 3/4  cup cold water
  • 1/3 cup California walnuts(crumbs or halves)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk (reduced fat)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Juice from 1 lime

Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth for about 1 minute.

Serves 1

Tips

  • Substitute coconut milk and water with soy or rice milk.
  • Try adding protein powder for a complete meal.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: about 649 cal, 8 g protein, 44 g total fat (9 g sat fat), 64 g carb, 10 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 31 mg sodium.

%RDI: iron 16%, calcium 7%, vit A 0%, vit C 40%

Shirley Plant
Expert

Shirley Plant is a Nutritionist, Dietary Consultant and Author of "Finally... Food I Can Eat - a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies. As someone who has dealt with food allergies and sensitivities most of her life as well as chronic fatigue syndrome she knows only too well how difficult it can be to plan healthy nutritious meals. Her passion is helping people to know what foods fuel their body and which ones deplete it.

Shirley Plant
Expert

Shirley Plant is a Nutritionist, Dietary Consultant and Author of "Finally... Food I Can Eat - a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies. As someone who has dealt with food allergies and sensitivities most of her life as well as chronic fatigue syndrome she knows only too well how difficult it can be to plan healthy nutritious meals. Her passion is helping people to know what foods fuel their body and which ones deplete it.