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Avocado melon breakfast smoothie

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Makes 2 servings.

Ingredients

1 large (about 8 ounces) ripe, fresh California avocado

1 cup honeydew melon chunks

Juice of 1/2 lime (approximately 1 1/2 teaspoons)

1 cup (8 ounces) milk, fat-free

1 cup plain yogurt, fat-free

1/2 cup (4 ounces) apple juice or white grape juice

1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • Cut avocado in half and remove pit. Scoop out flesh, place in blender.
  • Add remaining ingredients and blend well. Serve cold.

Holds well in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. If made ahead, stir gently before pouring into glasses.

Nutrition information

Amount per serving: 320 calories, 11g total fat (1.5g saturated fat), 46g carbohydrates, 13g protein, 5mg cholesterol, 5g dietary fiber, 170mg sodium.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

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