Lori Patterson: Wonders Of Avocado

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(KTVI) - Lori Patterson, of Midwest Fitness, has some great tips for avocadoes.

Mango Avocado Smoothie

1/4 cup mango cubes add to shopping list
1/4 cup mashed ripe avocado
1/2 cup mango juice
1/4 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon sugar
6 ice cubes

Combine the mango, avocado, mango juice, yogurt, lime juice, sugar, and ice cubes in a blender. Process until smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with sliced mango or strawberry, if desired, and serve.

Tropical Guacamole

1 avocado
2 tbsp. chopped red onion
1 tbsp. chopped jalapeno
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 tbsp. diced pineapple
1 tbsp. diced cantaloupe
1 tbsp. diced mango

Blend all ingredients together and serves with chips or crackers.