From the kitchen of… Linda Albrecht

Linda Albrecht is director of human resources for Princeton Public Schools. She grew up mainly in northeast Minneapolis with her two younger sisters. Albrecht enjoys cooking and experimenting with healthful-food recipes, lifting weights, rowing and keeping physically fit.

“It is hard to take the former fitness competitor out of me, as I enjoy being challenged and am a very driven person,” she said. recipe-albrecht

Albrecht added that she loves her job and feels “truly blessed to be part of such a talented team” of school district employees. Albrecht offers this week’s recipe from Wellbella Magazine.

 

AVOCADO SMOOTHIE

16 oz. pkg. Greek-style plain, nonfat yogurt

1 banana, very ripe, peeled and cubed, frozen

1 Hass avocado, ripe, peeled and seeded 

1/2 cup spinach, cooked, cooled and squeezed

2 T. agave syrup or maple syrup 

4 ice cubes, or as many as needed

 

Place yogurt, banana, avocado, spinach and syrup in a blender in the order listed. With the blender on the smoothie or puree setting, blend until smooth. Mixture will be thick. Add ice cubes to the blender, a couple at a time, and blend again until desired texture is reached.

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