Saturday, May 24, 2014

Avocado & Almonds Smoothie

Avocado Almond Smoothie is a sweet dish and  prepared using Avacado, a few almonds and honey. It is easy and quick to prepare and healthy dish too.

Lets see some benefits of using  avacado and almonds in our daily diet.

Avocado is also known as alligator pear, aguagate and butter pear.
Avocados are rich in  dietary fibre, vitamins, contain healthy fats,  essential minerals and antioxidants. Avocado helps to lower the bad cholesterol level, control the blood pressure and regulate the blood sugar level. The fruits contain anti inflammatory properties.  Avocado helps to reduce the strokes and cure bad breath.
Almonds are complete source of energy and as well as nutrients. Almonds helps to reduce the bad cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol level. They are the rich source of Vitamin E.and they do not contain gluten. Almonds are loaded with Vitamin B - complex and Vitamin B-6. They are full of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium. Handful of Almonds a day provides much of recommended levels of minerals, vitamins and protein.

Here is a recipe of Avocado & Almonds Smoothie that will help you to be cheerful and strong through out the day. It is easy and quick to prepare and honey instead of sugar is used to keep you fit.

Ingredients :

Avocado : 2
Almonds : Handful  (8 to 10)
Honey : 3 to 4 Table spoon.
Milk : 3 to 4 Table spoons of milk.
1. Cut avocado in to halves and remove the seed.
2. Scoop out the fruity part from the avocado and keep it aside.
3. Dry roast almonds for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame and grate or dry grind them in to small and keep it aside.

4. Now grind the fruit pulp and a few almonds with honey in a liquidizer. Add 2 to 3 spoons of water or milk if required.
5. Remove Avocado Smoothie from the mixi jar  and put it in a bowl.
6. Serve this Smoothie with toppings of almond pieces.

Note :  Do not add more milk since it turns into milk shake. Smoothie taste better if it is bit thick. You can add sugar instead of honey. You can also add more honey if you wish to get more sweeter.  Adding more almonds lead to thicken the Smoothie.
Serves : 5
Time : 10 Minutes.

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