Avocado Is Good For The Soul

Published on January 30, 2020
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Avocado Is Good For The Soul

Nowadays there’s a growing trend when it comes to avocados. Avocado restaurants, avocado ice cream, smoothies, snacks, you name it! Everything is all about the Avocados! This didn’t come from anywhere but because researchers have discovered how incredible avocado really is for us. This food is so creamy and delicious that it can bring a smile to anyone’s face. It is an excellent addition to any dish your serving and it has nutrients that will actually enhance your moods like serotonin and potassium. They will make you feel and look good so next time you’re thinking about what you want to eat then make sure to incorporate avocado in your meal plan. Here we have a list of recipes including avocado that is absolutely perfect for you.

Avocado Smoothie

If you need a fresh pick me up in the morning or after-workout snack, this recipe is the one for you. It is nothing like guacamole and is almost like a sorbet! It has the perfect amount of healthy fats and will give you the boost of energy that you need. You can even add some chocolate to make it a delicious treat after dinner.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup cubed frozen pineapple
  • 2 cups packed fresh spinach (or 1½ cup chopped frozen spinach)
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¾ cup light coconut milk (canned or from a carton)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus ½ teaspoon zest
  • 2 scoops Aloha Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup, or sweetener of your choice
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 8 ice cubes
  • a sprinkle of chia seeds, optional, for garnish

The combination of avocado and banana create a thick and creamy texture that is dairy-free and delicious. With then frozen fruit and a dash of maple syrup, this is where the sweetness comes in because come on whats a good smoothie without a bit of a sweet touch. We can’t forget our healthy greens so that’s why we have included baby spinach and Vanilla Protein Powder. The powder itself it’s loaded with sustainable organic ingredients as well as omega 3’s and 18 g of protein in just 2 scoops! Top it off with some chia seeds if you want that extra pizzaz.

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