Published on March 16, 2018

Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Glass of Avocado Melon Breakfast Smoothie

Go green with this refreshing concoction of green fruits and veggies!

Number of servings: 2


1 large, ripe avocado

1 cup honeydew melon chunks (about 1 slice)

Juice from ½ lime (1½ teaspoons lime juice)

1 cup nonfat milk

1 cup nonfat plain yogurt

½ cup 100 percent 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.)

Per serving: 320 calories, 11 g total fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 37 g total sugar, 4 g added sugars, 13 g protein, 80 percent vitamin C, 40 percent calcium, 4 percent iron. Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture,

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