Lung-Healthy Recipes: Chilled Avocado Soup

by | Apr 2, 2018 | Diet and Nutrition, Recipes

Avocado has many benefits for those with chronic lung disease, as it’s rich in vitamins C and K — and heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, which can help prevent heart complications. The almond milk also helps reduce inflammation with antioxidants.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • ½ c diced peeled seedless cucumber
  • 1 ½ c cold chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth*
  • ¼ c cold unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Tabasco sauce to taste
  • 3 oz cooked, chilled shrimp
  • Chopped mint leaves, for optional garnish

Instructions

  1. Place the avocado and cucumber in a blender jar
  2. Add the chicken stock, almond milk and lime juice and process until smooth
  3. Pour into a bowl and season with salt and Tabasco to taste.
  4. Serve immediately, topped with shrimp and garnished with chopped mint

Macros

Protein: 25g

Fat: 32g

Carbs: 22g

 

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