Clean Cut Chilled Avocado & Cucumber Soup

Clean Cut Chilled Avocado & Cucumber Soup

Purely summer refreshing!  This super quick and easy summer go to cold soup can be made in 10 minutes and tastes delicious ocean or pool side!  Pair with a Clean Cut summer cocktail and enjoy!

Clean Cut Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup 

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled & seeded & cut in pieces + 1 cucumber diced to stir in at finish
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, seeded, quartered
  • 1 scallion, cut in pieces or chopped onion
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 2 T. fresh parsley
  • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ c. plain greek yogurt
  • 1 c. cold water-may add more to desired consistency
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Mint leaves

Puree all ingredients except 1 diced cucumber in blender till smooth. May add additional water at end to thin slightly. Stir in diced cucumber stirring after transferring to bowl.  Add some mint leaves for taste and garnish.

Adjust any seasonings to taste.

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Clean Cut Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Clean Cut Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Since we have been on a little pumpkin kick this fall, I thought we should share this yummy treat for you all!  Our last post gave you a few tips on why pumpkin is healthy.  But…

Whats the big deal about Chia Seeds?!

  • Chia Seeds are loaded with antioxidants
  • Almost all of the carbs in them are fiber
  • Chia Seeds are high quality protein
  • Chia Seeds deliver a massive amount of nutrients, with very few calories
  • Due to the high fiber and protein count, Chia Seeds should be able to help you lose weight

We get into detail about all of these facts in our 6 week weight loss challenge. If you are interested in learning more, click here.

Pumpkin Chia Pudding                                          Ingredients
1 1⁄4 cup coconut or almond milk
1 cup pumpkin puree
1⁄2 cup chia seeds
1⁄4 cup or less maple syrup
2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
1⁄4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions
Mix milk, puree, chia seeds, maple syrup and spice. Cover and shake thoroughly.
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. Mix in almonds and enjoy!
Makes 4 servings

 

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