Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make this Plate: A Smoothie Breakfast

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

 

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 Make this Smoothie Breakfast Plate
 Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie Get Recipe
 Whole Wheat Toast

 
California Avocado Commission. Avocado.org

  Plate Cost for 2 People
 $3.86 ($1.93/serving)*

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 Fruits & Veggies per Serving
 1.5 Cups

 
 

 Featured Recipe
Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie
 Recipe Cost for 2 People: $3.77 ($1.89/serving)*

 
Nutrition Info
Calories: 390
Total Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 28%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 5%
Protein: 17g
Carbohydrates: 58g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Dietary Fiber: 8g
Sodium: 320mg

 

Each Serving Provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, B6, B12, pantothenic acid, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iodine, and a good source of vitamin D, niacin, magnesium, zinc and copper.

 

 Learn More About Avocados
 See Nutrition Info, Selection & Storage Tips

 
 

Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 large, ripe, fresh California Avocado
Honeydew melon (whole, half or cut in chunks) – enough for 1 cup
1 fresh lime
Juice   Apple juice (need ½ cup)
Dairy   1 8-ounce container fat-free plain yogurt
Fat-free milk (need 1 cup)
Baking/Cooking   Honey (need ½ Tbsp)
Bread   Whole wheat bread for toast, as an accompaniment
     
 

For more great tasting recipes featuring California Avocados, visit CaliforniaAvocado.com.

 

 
 
 
 
 

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, July 2011
**Winner chosen weekly.

 
 

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