Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie


Makes: 2 Servings

Prep time: 5 minutes


A delightful concoction of green fruits and vegetables plus fat-free dairy. With convenience built in, this refreshing smoothie can be made a day ahead. Keeps well in the refrigerator up to 24 hours.


  • 1 large, ripe avocado

  • 1 cup honeydew melon chunks (about 1 slice)

  • 1/2 lime, juiced (1 1/2 tsp lime juice)

  • 1 cup 8 oz. milk (fat free)

  • 1 cup fat-free yogurt (plain)

  • 1/2 cup 100% apple juice or white grape juice

  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Cut avocado in half, remove pit.

  2. Scoop out flesh, place in blender.

  3. Add remaining ingredients; blend well.

  4. Serve cold. (Keeps well in refrigerator up to 24 hours. If made ahead, stir gently before pouring into glasses.)

Serving Suggestion: Serve with one slice toasted whole-wheat bread.



Produce For Better Health Foundation: http://www.pbhfoundation.org/

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): https://whatscooking.fns.usda.gov/recipes/myplate-cnpp/avocado-melon-breakfast-smoothie