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  1. by the Editors of Whole Living Magazine

  2. 1 ripe, firm Hass avocado

  3. 1/2 cup (about 4 ounces) drained silken tofu

  4. 1 cup unsweetened pear juice

  5. 2 tablespoons honey

  6. 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  7. 2 cups ice cubes

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  1. If you want to get healthy in the New Year but still follow your resolution to cook on a budget , here's my advice: be sure to begin each day with a wholesome breakfast that starts at home. It's all too easy to fall into the routine of buying smoothies, but they're so uncomplicated and economical to make at home . For a refreshing departure from the iconic blend of berries and bananas , opt for a creamy avocado-pear mixture that's so vividly green in color, you know it's got to be good for you! Indeed, it is: This recipe, which comes courtesy of the new book Power Foods , is chock-full of folic acid, soluble fiber, and monounsaturated fatty acids. Cut avocado in half lengthwise; remove pit, then score flesh into cubes. With a large spoon, scrape flesh into a blender.

  2. Add tofu, pear juice, honey, and vanilla, and puree until smooth. Add ice; blend until smooth.

  3. Divide among four glasses, and serve.


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