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Avocado-Berry Smoothie

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    Ingredients:

    • 1/2 cup ice cubes or crushed ice
    • 1 (11.5-ounce) can peach nectar
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 large, ripe California Avocado
    • 1 (6-ounce) carton non-fat vanilla or peach yogurt
    • 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed, picked over, completely drained
    • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced
    Garnish:
    • 1/4 ripe California Avocado, peeled, sliced lengthwise (optional)
    • 6 plump blueberries (optional)

    Directions:

    Peel, seed, and cut California Avocado in small chunks. Place all ingredients in a blender with a lid.

    Blend on high speed for two minutes or until all of the ingredients are smooth and creamy.

    Pour into two tall glasses to serve. If desired, garnish with 1/4 slice of avocado and fresh plump blueberries.

    Yield:

    2 servings

    Source:

    Dana-Farber nutritionists

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