Avocados give smoothies a creamy texture and a boost of heart-healthy fat. In this simple recipe, avocado is combined with applesauce and cinnamon for a delicious breakfast or refreshing afternoon snack that is naturally sweetened without added sugar.
Yield: 1 smoothie
Preparation time: 5 minutes
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
½ avocado, pitted and peeled
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
½ to 1 cup ice
Place all ingredients, except for the ice, in a blender. Cover and puree for 30 seconds.
Add half of the ice and puree about 30 more seconds, until it is blended. Add more ice based on your desired thickness.
Pour into a glass and serve right away.
Nutrition information: Calories 210; Total Fat 16.3 g; Saturated Fat 1.8 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 187 mg; Carbohydrate 16.7 g; Fiber 7.6 g; Sugar 6.3 g; Protein 2.7 g