Nutrient Spotlight: Avocado!

  • One-half an avocado has 4.6g of dietary fiber! Fiber helps lower bad cholesterol and prevent constipation
  • Avocados are high in potassium, which helps to lower blood pressure.
  • Avocados are high in healthy fats, which increase the good cholesterol in the body.
  • Avocados are also a good source of vitamin C and vitamin E, which are both important nutrients for maintaining healthy skin.
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Recipe of the Month

Chocolate Avocado Mousse


2 ripe avocados, seeded and peeled
5 tbs. unsweetend cocoa powder
¼ cup + 2 tbs. honey
1 tbs. vanilla extract

1 cup sliced strawberries


1. Place the avocado, cocoa powder in a food processor and process until smooth.

2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and top with the sliced strawberries.

3. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Enjoy! J

*Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Recipe Cost:

Whole recipe = $5.46
Price per serving = $1.37

Nutrition Facts: 

Calories: 245kcals; Total fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 39mg; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugars: 28g; Protein: 3g

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Strawberry-Mint Spritzer


1 ½ cups seltzer water or Perrier water

½ cup 100% juice

½ cup strawberries, stemmed and quartered

4 mint leaves


1.     Combine seltzer water, juice, strawberries, and mint in a pitcher. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

2.     Pour into glasses with ice.

Serves 2

Nutrition information per serving: 1 cup

Calories: 33; Total fat: 0g; Saturated fat: 0g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 0g; Vitamin A: 1%; Vitamin C: 21%; Calcium: 2%; Iron: 1%