Walnut Key Lime Pie Smoothie

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lime-smoothie

Just tried this one and it is a winner for sure made with Mexican Avocados- We used Manuka Honey is this recipe and it made it extra sweet.

Treat yourself to a taste of the tropics with this filling breakfast smoothie. Featuring heart-healthy walnuts, chock-full of omega-3’s and fibre-rich avocado, this breakfast replacement will give you the fuel you need to kick-start your day.

1/2 ripe avocado from Mexico 1/2
1/2 small banana 1/2
3/4 cup cold water 175 mL
1/3 cup california walnuts (crumbs or halves) 75 mL
1/3 cup coconut milk (reduced fat) 75 mL
2 tbsp honey 30 mL
juice from 1 lime

In a blender or using a hand blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth. About 1 minute.

Makes 1 serving.

Tip: Substitute coconut milk and water with soy or rice milk.  Try adding protein powder for a complete meal.

Nutritional Information:
Per Serving: about 649 cal, 8 g pro, 44 g total fat (9 g sat fat), 64 g carb, 10 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 31 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 16%, calcium 7%, vit A 0%, vit C 40%

 

About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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