Food Network- An Outstanding Diet Drink Apple and Avocado Smoothie (1 to 2 Servings)


Apple and Avocado Smoothie

Apple and Avocado Smoothie
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An Apple and Avocado Smoothie are a great way to consume two of South America’s favorite fruits – avocado and banana. As we all know, bananas are great for you, but not so much when it comes to weight loss. Bananas contain a lot of fructose (which should be avoided if at all possible) that will not only make you gain weight, but will also sabotage your attempts to lose it. To counter this, simply drink a couple of glasses of green smoothie made with leafy greens instead. This will give you a well-balanced beverage that will not make you feel bloated and gassy.

It is very tasty and have a rich taste that compliments the other ingredients. Both are very nutritious with high fiber content. Apple contains a lot of vitamins and minerals while avocado has many of the same nutrients. Avocado is a very versatile fruit that can be incorporated into salads, bread, pasta and sandwiches and even mashed into salsa and dips. In this article we have short listed 24 healthy, low carb and low fat avocado and food recipes that can easily be incorporated into your daily diet.

This delicious and healthy recipe for the Apple and Avocado Smoothie has a very low calories total time. It is suitable for you whether you are trying to lose weight or just have a delicious smoothie that you can take anywhere. It is served chilled and with a dip. If you try this recipe for the Apple and Avocado Smoothie, you can expect to consume about one serving for each one serving of the entire recipe.


Recipe Summary
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 cups, 1 to 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:

1 Granny Smith apple, cored, skin on
1/2 ripe Hass avocado
1/2 apple juice
1/2 cup ice
3 sprigs mint leaves
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice


The benefits of the Apple and Avocado Smoothie are just as great as it is healthy. This is a great way to help you lose weight. It is filled with important nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Aside from being a filling nutritious food, it also tastes great.

One of the reasons why most people choose this healthy green drink over other health drinks is that it tastes just like the real thing. To get the exact flavor you can use the blender. In fact you don’t even need any cooking expertise for making this smoothie. One of the best ways to make it is by using a blender or a processor. One thing you need to keep in mind is that you need to reduce the amount of creamy items in this smoothie. It is because too much creamy items tend to clog down the arteries and thereby increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

If you think that this healthy smoothie can only be enjoyed while sitting in the comforts of your home then you are totally wrong. In fact, you can enjoy this delicious drink anytime of the day. This healthy green drink makes a great option for those who are health conscious or simply want to lose weight in a jiffy. For this you need to take just two ingredients.

It can be enjoyed both before and after your workout. This delicious smoothie has so many benefits and if you add any other fruits like banana, blueberries, strawberries or raspberries you will definitely experience the goodness of these two ingredients. This is a very easy to make full recipe that you can make in less than 30 minutes. You can also adjust the recipe as per the kind of taste you want.


Combine all ingredients together in a blender and pulse until ice is incorporated. Then puree until smooth.

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