Today is the #eatseasonal post for April and I’m so excited to share this Healthy Key Lime Pie Smoothie with you today. This single-serve smoothie only take 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to put together. My family doesn’t really like citrus things even though I love them. I’ve been craving a nice tart dessert for weeks and this smoothie was just the treat I needed. Greek yogurt and half an avocado make it smooth and extra creamy, and the juice and zest from two limes give it just the pucker I was looking for. Limes and avocado are both in season right now too! That means they taste great, they are generally cheaper this time of year, and it’s easier to find high quality ones.
Keep reading for a whole list of what is in season in April as well as a gorgeous collection of recipes using seasonal ingredients!
- ½ of a ripe avocado
- ½ cup Vanilla Greek yogurt
- Juice and zest from 2 limes
- 1 banana, peeled sliced and frozen
- Place all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Enjoy right away. Feel free to adjust the lime juice as needed, 2 is very tangy and I loved it. If you like less pucker, try it with one lime first and add more as desired.
For this recipe, I recommend:
Here’s a fun graphic for this month’s seasonal produce guide. There’s a few things on here that I haven’t ever tried but now I’m on the look out for! Becky from Vintage Mixer, who put this graphic together, also hosts the recipe collection. You can visit her blog for more information on eating seasonally. You can also download this picture from her blog to use as a background on your computer or phone, to help you remember what things to include in your shopping list this month.
And here are the amazing recipe from some of my favorite bloggers all featuring seasonal produce. Enjoy!
Roasted Broccoli Stuffed Shells Recipe by Vintage Mixer
Tangy Quinoa Spring Salad Cups by Simple Bites
Curry Asparagus & Cauliflower Rice by Cookin’ Canuck
Strawberry Rhubarb Mousse with Meyer Lemon Whipped Cream by Climbing Grier Mountain
Healthy Key Lime Pie Smoothie by Bless This Mess
Roasted Asparagus with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts by Well Plated
Asparagus with Chive Vinaigrette by Project Domestication
Rhubarb Vanilla Bean Scones by Completely Delicious
Quinoa and Pea Shoot Salad with Cauliflower, Asparagus and Strawberries by Floating Kitchen
Garlic Mushroom Salad with Arugula and Wild Rice by Mountain Mama Cooks