Avocados are not just for guacamole. Their rich, sweet flesh blends right into this green wonder, with a touch of vanilla and the hidden hydration of cucumber. Add some honey to taste, if you want it a little sweeter.
- 1 large cucumber, peeled
- 1/2 large avocado
- 1/2 teaspoon matcha powder* (optional)
- 1 large frozen banana
- 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Honey to taste, optional
Combine the ingredients in the blender and puree. Take a little taste and add honey if necessary to sweeten it. Serve immediately.
Tips & Notes
Matcha powder is a potent from of green tea, which contains caffeine and antioxidants in abundance. Look for matcha powder in the tea section of your co-op.
Authored by Robin Asbell. Reprinted by permission from StrongerTogether.coop. Find articles about your food and where it comes from, recipes and a whole lot more at www.strongertogether.coop.