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