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Creamy avocado smoothie - nourishing for body and mind

By Sharda ten Hove on 19 August 2012

Avocado is an extremely healthy fruit, because of its nutrient contents such as vitamin K, potassium, dietary fiber, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin C, copper, and healthy fats that help reduce cholesterol. This avocado smoothie is also very nourishing when you are breast feeding because of the healthy properties of the almonds (almonds are high in folic acid). To get the best benefits, use organic ingredients as they are sun ripped and pesticide free...

Mix the water and almonds in the blender to get your almond milk.
Add all other ingredients until you get a rich and creamy shake.
Top off with some fresh mint

* Instead of water and almonds you can also use almond milk that you can buy at any whole food store, it will give a creamier smoothie. You can also use other nut milk or rice milk as alternatives.

* Try 2 cardamom pods, when you open them,black seeds will come out. Blend this together with the almonds and water. Cardamom is a fabulous anti-oxidant and very tasty.

Enjoy and feel great!

About the author

Sharda ten Hove

Founder, Ethical Vegan, Yogi, Social Activist

Sharda was born and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Descended from an Indian mother and Dutch father, she received a multi-cultural upbringing during which she gained a broad perspective on life.…  Read full bio