Avocado is rich in magnesium that reduces risk of excess belly fat, and high blood pressure.

Avocado Banana Berry Smoothie

You can throw just about anything in a smoothie to enhance its flavor such as honey, tofu, jams, any combination of fruits, peanut butter, juices, etc., but keep in mind it will effect the nutritional values.

  • Half a ripe avocado
  • 1 to 1 1/2 frozen bananas
  • 4 to 5 frozen or fresh strawberries

Splash non-fat soy or other nut milk
Pinch cardamom
Pinch allspice

Whatever else strikes your fancy. . . Nuts, fruits, spices, etc throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired texture is reached.

I prefer it smooth, but some like a chewable drink. Very, very delicious! Serves: 1.

Other Great tasting Avocado Smoothie:

Avocado Shots Smoothie

In this amazingly fresh tasting drink, cucumber, lemon and cilantro offset the creaminess of the avocado.

  • Flesh from 1 small avocado
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 lemon, peeled and deseeded
  • 1/3 cup (15 g) fresh cilantro (coriander leaves)
  • 10 ice cubes

Process all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. You may need to stop the blender, scrape down the sides of the container with a rubber
spatula, then continue processing.

Good to Know:

Avocado is rich in magnesium that reduces risk of excess belly fat, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar- the symptoms of metabolic syndrome.

One Avocado delivers a whooping 11 grams of fiber.
1/4 avocado = 4 grams

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