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Pear-ly Heavenly Avocado Smoothie

written by Head Health Nutter April 10, 2009

Although the avocado may turn a few people off this smoothie recipe, it’s that exact ingredient that gives it a texture of luxurious velvet caressing the tongue. Sometimes called, the alligator pear, it’s also high in healthy fats which have been shown to help lower levels of unhealthy fats in the body.  And it’s only 567 calories!

For anyone coming off certain fasts today, this is a heavenly treat that combines 2 subtle and delicious tastes:

Pear-ly Heavenly Avocado Smoothie

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Ingredients

  • 1 pear, fresh, seeded & chopped
  • 1/2 avocado, fresh
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup rice milk, vanilla
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 3 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Blend until smooth.
  2. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition information Calories 567.2 Total Fat 22.7 g Saturated Fat 3.8 g Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g Monounsaturated Fat 11.9 g Cholesterol 7.4 mg Sodium 189.0 mg Potassium 1,077.2 mg Total Carbohydrate 71.4 g Dietary Fiber 13.8 g Sugars 9.2 g Protein 26.3 g Vitamin A 5.3 % Vitamin B-12 11.4 % Vitamin B-6 21.0 % Vitamin C 29.6 % Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 16.1 % Calcium 33.7 % Copper 20.0 % Folate 31.9 % Iron 46.7 % Magnesium 16.0 % Manganese 15.1 % Niacin 12.5 % Pantothenic Acid 25.2 % Phosphorus 25.7 % Riboflavin 29.0 % Selenium 8.8 % Thiamin 11.6 % Zinc 13.8 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

 

 

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