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Avocado and Coconut Water Smoothies

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 4
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Blend avocadoes, coconut water, agave nectar and lime juice for a refreshing smoothie.

Paula Kittelson Recipe by Paula Kittelson
July 10, 2012

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups coconut water, chilled
2
ripe avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into pieces
3
tablespoons agave nectar
2
teaspoons fresh lime juice

Directions

  • 1 Fill 14-cube ice-cube tray with 2 cups of the cold coconut water. Freeze until solid.
  • 2 In blender, place avocado, coconut water ice cubes, remaining 1/4 cup cold coconut water, agave nectar and lime juice. Cover; blend with on-and-off pulses until creamy and smooth.
  • 3 Pour into drinking glasses. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Coconut water can be found at most grocery stores in the juice aisle.

If your blender does not seem powerful enough to break down the ice cubes, wait for it to start to melt before blending.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
7g
27%
Sugars
14g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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