Casein/Dairy FreeAugust-September 2012

Dairy Free Coconut Avocado Smoothie

SERVES 2

Dairy Free Coconut Avocado Smoothie

Bursting with tropical flare, avocado gives this fresh-tasting smoothie a creamy richness and plenty of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat.

1 cup coconut water
1 cup coconut milk, (carton, not canned)
-Juice of lime
2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon honey
-Pulp of 1 ripe avocado
1 cup frozen mango cubes
-Dash of salt
teaspoon lime zest

1. Place all ingredients, except lime zest, into a blender container in the order listed.

2. Blend until smooth. Add additional coconut water if the smoothie is too thick for your liking. Divide between 2 glasses and garnish with lime zest.

Each serving contains 304 calories, 17g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate, 10g fiber, 4g protein.
Switch Hits

-Replace mango with cubed pineapple.
-Try fresh chopped mint in lieu of basil.
-Sweeten with agave syrup instead of honey.

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