You may not think of adding an avocado to your favorite protein shake, but once you taste this recipe, you'll fall in love! This recipe is low-glycemic and contains cinnamon which helps balance Insulin levels as well.
Karinna's Sweet & Creamy Avocado Smoothie
1 large, ripe Hass Avocado.
8 ounces unsweetened Rice Milk
8 ounces pure Coconut Water
4 tablespoons Organic Blue Agave Nectar or Stevia to taste
2 tablespoons Nutritional Yeast flakes
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract or 1 fresh Vanilla Bean
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
Blend all ingredients on high in a blender until smooth. (If using a fresh Vanilla Bean, slice in half length-wise and scrape out the vanilla bean paste.) Garnish with a berry or fresh orchid. Makes 2 servings.
Coconut water is one of the highest natural sources of Potassium and a great way to hydrate. Fortified Nutritional Yeast flakes provide a vegan source of Vitamin B-12.
Get Creative! Add a banana, kale, vegan raw protein powder, or even toss in some berries for more phyto-power.