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.

By Robin Asbell, Co+op, strongertogether

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2


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.
Nutritional Information

196 calories, 7 g. fat, 8 mg. cholesterol, 35 mg. sodium, 32 g. carbohydrate, 5 g. fiber, 5 g. protein