Tropical Power Smoothies

Broccoli joins avocado and coconut milk in these flavorful smoothies--a great start to a busy day!

  • Prep Time 8 min
  • Total Time 8 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts
1/2
cup Cascadian Farm® frozen organic blueberries
1
avocado half, pitted and peeled
2/3
cup water
1/2
cup coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
2
teaspoons sugar

  • 1 Cook broccoli as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water until cooled. Drain.
  • 2 In blender, place 1/4 cup of the cooked broccoli and remaining ingredients. (Cover and refrigerate remaining broccoli for another use.) Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth.
  • 3 Pour into 2 glasses. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

For food safety reasons, frozen vegetables must be cooked.

You can use reduced-fat coconut milk, but the smoothies may be slightly less thick. Leftover milk can be frozen in small quantities for future uses.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
15mg
15%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.