Tropical Lime-ocado Smoothie

Avocadoes are one of the best foods on the planet!
  • You can get 18 different amino acids from the fruit (yes, I looked it up, it is a fruit!), including the 9 amino acids needed to form a complete protein.
  • They're rich in unsaturated fats to boost your HDL (good) cholesterol levels.
  • The fruit is an excellent source of carotenoids (Vitamin A), zeaxanthin, and other eye health-boosting nutrients.
If you need an energy boost smoothie to drink a few hours before an intense workout, check out this delicious tangy, creamy smoothie: Ingredients:
  • 1 avocado
  • 6 limes
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Ice
  • 2 cups of drinking water
  1. Grate the zest of 1 lime into the blender, and squeeze all of the limes into the cup.
  2. Cut the avocado in half, remove the seed, and scoop the fruit into the blender. (Here's a quick video on how to do it the easy way…)
  3. Add the honey, ice, and drinking water, and blend thoroughly.
This smoothie is very filling, and it's darn tasty as well!   Approximate Nutritional Content Calories: 360 Vitamin C: 114% DV Fiber: 10 grams Sugar: 17.25 grams Protein: 4 grams Unsaturated Fats: 23.3 grams  

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