Bravocado! Shake

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While it is an acquired taste for some, I find a homemade avocado shake delightfully Yummylicious!

My Recipe

  1. 2 cups of milk
  2. 1 Avocado
  3. 1 tablespoon of Honey
  4. 1/2 cup ice

Blend it all together and serve……whalah!

Here’s some nutritional facts about the Good Ole Avocado….

Avocado is a fruit and a tree. It often said to be the most nutritious fruit in the world – and it is. Avocado provides more than 25 essential nutrients such as protein, potassium, vitamin E, C, B-vitamins, folic acid, iron, copper, phosphorus and magnesium, just to name a few. Avocado also provides calories for energy and beneficial phytochemicals such as beta-sitosterol, glutathione and lutein.

Avocado contains fat, that is why it is a good source of energy, but the fat in avocado is mostly monounsaturated. What should be avoided or reduced is saturated fat that is present in most dairy and animal products. In fact, avocado helps in the absorption of nutrients that are fat-soluble such as alpha and beta-carotene and lutein, when food containing this nutrients are eaten with avocado. Avocado is also high in fiber that is good for the digestive system and the heart.

Overall, avocado is considered a complete food. With vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, calories and fiber with no cholesterol and is sodium free. Avocado is ideal for growing up children, adults and even for babies, especially when blended with other fruits. For athletes, avocado is a nutritious energy booster to rev up the body’s strength.

Avocado can be eaten as is, mixed with other fruits, as salad, a shake, baked in breads and even made into a dip. In the Philippines, ripe avocado is often eaten as a snack by scooping from flesh from the skin then mixed with a some sugar and milk or cream. It is simply delicious!

Cezanne’s “Le Montagne St.Victoire” & Van Gogh’s “Portrait of Dr. Gachet”

Cezanne’s “Le Montagne St.Victoire,” an acknowledged masterpiece depicting a landmark promontory visible from most parts of Provence, the artist’s native region. It is one of the stars of a sale of Impressionist masterworks from the collection of Heinz Berggruen, considered one of the finest in the world.

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“La Montagne Sainte-Victoire,” Paul Cezanne, $38,502,500

Vincent Van Gogh’s painting depicts Doctor Paul Gachet with a foxglove plant. Gachet took care of van Gogh during the artist’s last months. Gachet was a hobby painter and became good friends with van Gogh. The foxglove in the painting is a plant from which digitalis is extracted for the treatment of certain heart complaints; the foxglove is thereby an attribute of Gachet as a doctor.

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Japanese businessman Ryoei Saito paid US$82.5 million

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