Thursday, March 1, 2012

Shamrock Smoothie

With an anticipatory festive spirit and inspirations from St. Patrick's Day signature color, a GREEN smoothie is born!

It's loaded with vitamin C, potassium and heart healthy mono-unsaturated fat.

Shamrock Smoothie
Ingredients: * Serves 4
4 kiwi fruit
1/2 avocado
1 large banana
1/2 c. non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
8 c. no sugar added apple sauce
juice from 2 oranges, about 6 oz.
1 c. crushed ice

1. Remove kiwi flesh from skin. Cut avocado in half and remove flesh. Place in blender.
2. Add peeled banana, yogurt, apple sauce, juice and ice to blender. Blend until smooth.
3. Pour into glasses. Drink up and enjoy!

Cheers to all things healthy and green!
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  1. I would have never thought to put avocado in it...but I bet it gave it a beautiful creamy texture!

  2. You are so right - the avocado made it creamy indeed! Thinking about making another one this morning. Yum!