avocado-smoothieThis amazing smoothie makes a heavy duty snack or even a light lunch.  Feel free to add a whole avocado if you are having it as a lunch.  The avocado provides a perfectly balanced diet, containing all 6 nutritional needs; water, fat, protein, natural sugar, vitamins and minerals.   The carrot supports the cleansing of the liver and the basil adds a beautiful twist.

Serves 1

2 portions of vegetables and 2 portions of fruit per serving

Ingredients:

  • 3 large carrots
  • 1 apple
  • ½ avocado
  • Juice ¼ lemon
  • 8-12 basil leaves
  • A few cubes of ice