This cold avocado soup recipe, or if you like, call it a savory avocado smoothie, makes a nutritious, as well as a satisfying lunch or snack. One serving provides 197 calories, 4g of net carbs, a good source of fiber, vitamin C and folate. It is easy to make and does not involve any cooking at all - just put all of the ingredients into the blender and press the start button.
Recipe Nutritional Profile: Diabetes Appropriate, Healthy Weight, Heart Healthy, High Fiber, Low Calories, Low Carbs, Low Cholesterol, Low GI, Low Saturated Fat, Low Sodium, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Good Source of Vitamin C and Folate.
Preparation time: 5 min
1 small 200g (7 oz.) Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced;
60g (2 oz.) of low fat cottage cheese, 1% milkfat;
1 tbsp. of lime juice;
1 tbsp. of fresh chives, chopped;
1/3 of 20cm (8") cucumber, sliced;
1 tsp. of ground cumin;
1/2 cup of water;
Salt and pepper to taste;
Chives for garnishing.
Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend untill smooth, sometimes it takes a few minutes. If needed add additional water to obtain the consistency you desire.
Pour in a glass or cup, garnish with chives and serve immediately.
The preparation method for all the smoothies is the same as described above.
1x200g (7 oz.) Hass avocado;
1 tbsp of lime juice;
2 cups of fresh spinach;
pinch of cardamon;
pinch of all spice;
1/2 cup of water;
Salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe contains: 176 calories, 3g of net carbs, high in potassium, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate and manganese.
1x 200g Hass avocado;
2 cups of collard greens, chopped;
1/2 tsp of ground tumeric;
1/2 tsp of ground cinamon;
1 tbsp. of parsley;
1/2 or 1 cup of water;
Stevia tablets or drops to taste;
Parsley for garnishing.
This recipe contains: 183 calories, 3.6g of net carbs, high in fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate.
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