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courtesy of Chef Kenny (ChefKenny.com)

Veggie-Chorizo Flatbread Pizza with Smoked Avocado Sauce
Serves 4

For the avocado sauce (Yield: about 1 cup):
Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, spooned
  • 1-cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Hickory Liquid Smoke (Found in condiment aisle)
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 ½ tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1-teaspoon salt
  • 10 large basil leaves (more for garnish)
  • Juice of one lime

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor; blend until smooth.
  2. Taste and adjust with seasonings.

For the flatbread pizza:
Ingredients:

  • 2 Naan Whole-Grain Flatbreads or other brand
  • 1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1-cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 2 (3 ½ oz.) Goya Chorizo sausage or breakfast sausage link, sliced
  • ½ cup aged cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Olive oil to drizzle

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brush the rim of the pizza crusts with olive oil.
  3. Spread the avocado sauce generously and evenly onto pizza.
  4. Divide the red cabbage, carrots, and fennel evenly.
  5. Top each pizza with sliced chorizo and cheese.
  6. Place the pizzas onto a large backing sheet and bake on top rack for 7-10 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and the cheese has melted.
  7. Garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately.

Mango- Green Apple Smoothie
Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) Light Vanilla Soy or Almond Milk
  • 2 cups (120 g) fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, chopped
  • 1 green apple, cored, chopped
  • 4 small mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1½ cups ice cubs
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 scoop Protein Whey (optional)

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the *Vitamix container (or comparable brand) in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select the smoothie program.
  3. Switch machine to start and allow machine to complete programmed cycle.

Nutritional information: per 1 cup (240 ml) Calories 132, Total Fat:09, Saturated Fat 0g, Protein1G, Fiber 4g, Carbohydrates 34g, Sodium: 51mg, Cholesterol O mg

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