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Avocado strawberry smoothie recipe

Avocado strawberry smoothie recipe

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  • Strawberry smoothie

An avocado and strawberry smoothie with orange juice, vanilla yogurt, honey and flaxseed. The avocado gives this smoothie a great texture.

1 person made this

IngredientsServes: 2

  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 250ml orange juice
  • 125g vanilla yogurt
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 4 frozen whole strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon milled flaxseed (optional)

MethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10min

  1. Blend avocado, orange juice, vanilla yogurt, ice cubes, strawberries, honey and flaxseed together in a blender until smooth, at least 45 seconds.

Tip:

If after you've blended and the smoothie still looks too thick to pour, add a little more orange juice.

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Reviews & ratingsAverage global rating:(11)

Reviews in English (9)

by Buckwheat Queen

I really enjoyed this smoothy. The flavours were fresh and balanced to leave a not-too-sweet fruit and yogurt taste. I did change a couple of things, instead of using ice cubes I froze my plain yogurt with the fruit mixed in and just used that. I did not add the flax meal. As written, I did not need to add any more juice because the consistency was perfect to drink through a straw. Thank you ellenchild for your refreshing recipe.-14 Jun 2015

by manella

Very nice and refreshing smoothie. I added about 1/3 cup protein powder, kept me full till lunch. Thank you for the recipe.-20 Jun 2015


Strawberry Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Try this delicious dairy free Strawberry Avocado Smoothie for a creamy treat. This smoothie combines creamy avocado with strawberries and bananas for a refreshing and filling beverage that has only 3 ingredients and is low carb friendly.

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Smoothies are perfect for a quick snack or breakfast. I especially love smoothies that are quick and easy to make and don’t have long and complicated lists of ingredients. Some of my other favorite smoothies are Simple Apple Smoothie, Mango Avocado Smoothie and Berry Smoothie with Oatmeal.


  • Meal Type: Snack
  • Dietary Type: Vegetarian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Serves: 1

This Avocado Strawberry smoothie is creamy and tastes like a dessert more than anything else, but in reality it&rsquos a powerhouse of vitamins and nutrients.

The avocado in this blend allows the body to more easily absorb all of the vitamins and nutrients from the banana and strawberries. This recipe is high in fiber and heart healthy fat and can act as either a weight loss tool, or a part of a healthy weight gain diet.

Coupled with a meal, this can definitely serve as a healthy way to drink extra calories eaten by itself (in place of a meal) it can also help with weight loss efforts because the healthy fats will fill you up and hold off your appetite. Either way, this is a creamy, fruity treat that tastes more like guilty treat than a healthy diet choice.


Here's what you need to whip up a single serving:

¼ Cup milk
¾ Cup plain or vanilla yogurt
1 Whole banana
1 ½ Cup frozen strawberries
¼ avocado
¼ tsp Vanilla extract

How to make it
Pour the milk onto the blades of the blender, followed by the yogurt. If you want a thinner consistency, add more milk. Add the peeled banana and avocado, and then blend the mixture. When the mix is completely blended, add the frozen strawberries and blend until smooth.


The fat content in this drink is what keeps your hunger at bay for longer. Many people who are dieting try to reduce their fat intake and end up choosing all kinds of &ldquofat free&rdquo or &ldquolow fat&rdquo products that really do more harm than good.

Your body needs fat for many essential functions, and if you cut out too much fat from your diet, you&rsquore never going to feel full, which means that you end up eating more calories than you would have if you would have just eaten the full fat foods in the first place.

This recipe is an excellent source of heart healthy fats enjoy.

Here's a tasty option that's lower in calories: Berry Banana Smoothie

Nutrition Information
Calories: 404
Total Fat: 12.5 g
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Sodium: 161 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 63 g
Dietary Fiber: 10 g
Sugars: 41 g
Protein: 15 g


Strawberry Avocado Smoothie (Paleo, Keto, Dairy-Free)

I&rsquove been struggling to make a good smoothie because the two blenders I have don&rsquot do a very good job. That&rsquos why I was really excited to receive a new Cosori blender.

The problem with my other blenders is that they don&rsquot do well chopping ice or frozen fruit. But the Cosori blender had no issues at all blending them in.

I&rsquom ready to ditch my old blenders as I have no use for them now. And, this powerful little personal blender doesn&rsquot cost as much as some of the comparable ones.

To test out the blender, I made a strawberry avocado smoothie. It&rsquos just a blend of frozen strawberries, avocado, coconut milk, lime, stevia, and ice.

It takes only a couple minutes to whip up this delicious smoothie. You just dump all the ingredients into the blender and give it a whirl.

I probably had the blender on a lot longer than needed. I&rsquom just so used to my old blenders that don&rsquot do a good job of blending in frozen items.

It only took a few seconds for the Cosori personal blender to churn out a creamy strawberry avocado smoothie. I was really impressed at how fast and powerful the blade is.

Cleanup was a breeze too because all the parts are dishwasher safe. Now that I have the right tool, you can bet that I&rsquoll be enjoying a lot more low carb keto smoothies.

I&rsquom also seeing a lot more frozen drinks in my future. I rarely drink so they will most likely be the virgin variety unless I have some drinking friends over.

The Cosori smoothie blender is just what I needed. It came with two of the larger 32 ounce bottles and a smaller 24 ounce one.

There&rsquos also two lids included. One of them has a flip top for easy pouring. But the strawberry avocado smoothie I made was too thick to come out the small hole easily.

I can&rsquot wait to try out more delicious beverages. The blender came with a recipe booklet full of ideas so I&rsquoll be testing some of those out with low carb substitutes.

The blender is also perfect for making my raspberry avocado smoothie as well as my coconut milk strawberry smoothie. It&rsquos also the perfect tool for making a low carb detox smoothie!

If you are in the market for a new personal size blender, definitely give this one made by Cosori a look. It even has little suction cups on the bottom to keep the base from sliding on the counter when using.

To see how well it does in making smoothies, I made a quick video so you can see for yourself. You&rsquoll find the video below&hellip


Mix in a blender. Makes 8 1-cup servings.
Best to re-mix before each time you serve.

I used a cup of crushed Ice it came out great - 3/18/17

WHITNEYCLEGG

Great breakfast smoothie. Easy, awesome texture and tastes fantastic. I added a banana and used chobani Greek yogurt. I also halved the recipe so it would fit into my blender. - 10/19/16

The acidic nature of the strawberries (why they're high in vitamin C) should help keep the avocado from browning. If you experience any browning, just add a little lime or lemon juice next time. - 3/21/16

GARYNANN

SO WHAT KIND OF OR WHAT SIZE BLENDER DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE FOR A TRAY OF ICE CUBES. JUST ASKING. - 3/18/15


Avocado and Strawberry Layered Smoothie

It’s time for a Layered Aloe Smoothie that looks just as amazing as it tastes. Shake your morning up by combining two separate flavors and layering them together for one delicious immune-boosting drink. Once you finish, you’re no longer just a smoothie maker— you’re a smoothie artist!

Layers of Good Immune Health

There are plenty of elements that make this recipe an awesome part of your wellness routine. Strawberries are jam-packed with Vitamin C to keep your immune system functioning well, and bananas are a prebiotic which improves gut health. Bananas also contain high levels of Vitamin B6 to support the immune system.

Now, what about avocados? This may be an unusual ingredient, but they make a perfectly-creamy consistency and are a good source of Glutathione , AKA a powerful antioxidant associated with immune system health needed for the lymphoid cells.

Lemon juice is high in Vitamin C, which is an antioxidant with antiviral and antibacterial benefits. Honey adds a kick of sweetness, but provides much more just than that. Honey’s antioxidant and antibacterial properties help improve the digestive system and boost immunity as well.

Almond Milk contains Vitamins A, D, and E. These three vitamins will give your immune system a big push for enhanced protection. Go for the unsweetened version, since the fruit and honey used here will provide all the sweetness you crave. Additionally, vanilla’s antibacterial nature serves to boost your immune system and lower stress on the body, allowing us to recover better from feeling under the weather.

Finally, Lily of the Desert’s Inner Fillet Aloe Vera Juice has over 200 biologically-active components like vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and polysaccharides. Aloe can help boost immunity (and Lily’s is clinically proven to support immune health!) to allow your body to absorb all these nutrients in your smoothie.

Lily’s Layered Aloe Smoothie Recipe

Part One: Strawberry Smoothie

  • 1 ½ Cup Strawberries (Frozen is best)
  • 1 Cut-Up Banana (Frozen is best)
  • ½ Cup Water
  • ½ Tablespoon Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons of Lily’s Aloe Vera Inner Fillet Juice
  • 1 ½ Teaspoon Lemon Juice

Part Two: Avocado Smoothie

  • 1 ½ Cup of Chopped Avocado
  • ⅓ Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • ⅓ Cup of Ice Cubes
  • 2 ½ Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons of Lily’s Aloe Vera Inner Fillet Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

During these summer months, we suggest using frozen strawberries and bananas. Frozen fruits make the smoothie nice and frosty! If you want to go vegan, you can replace the honey with agave nectar.

How To Prepare the Smoothie

Please note that this smoothie is made in two separate parts.

First, combine all ingredients from the Strawberry Smoothie recipe and blend until smooth. Then pour the strawberry smoothie into a glass, only filling it half way, so we save room for the avocado smoothie layer.

Rinse of the blender container to get rid of the excess strawberry smoothie. Once clean, pour all the ingredients from the Avocado smoothie into the blender and blend until smooth.

Finally, use a spoon to gently scoop out the avocado smoothie and place on top of the strawberry smoothie in the glass. Do not pour or the smoothie will mix together. Garnish with your leftover fruit, and enjoy!

Why Add Aloe Juice to My Smoothie?

Aloe might not be your first thought for a smoothie ingredient, but it should be! Aloe contains tons of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B, C, and E, which are great for boosting immune support. Aloe is also one of the few plant sources of Vitamin B-12.

A major benefit to Lily aloe juice is the increased rate of nutrient absorption. This makes sure all the essential nutrients from your smoothie ingredients are maximized to deliver the body what it needs. Check out our clinical study for more info!

Where Can I Find High Quality Aloe Vera Juice?

It’s as simple as going to our Store Locator and finding your nearest retailer. Don’t feel like going to the store? Have it delivered from amazon or any participating online retailer!

Let us know how you liked this recipe and don’t be afraid to snap a pic of your creation to share with us on our Lily of the Desert Facebook or Instagram !


Paleo Avocado-Berry Smoothie

Rebecca Firkser/Eat This, Not That!

Adding avocado to a smoothie, especially a paleo smoothie, is the move on many levels. It will marry nicely with any milk you use and create a silky and creamy blank canvas for other flavors in your smoothie, like fruits and berries. Not to mention, avocado is a star ingredient of the paleo diet because of its high healthy fat content and nutrient density, producing longer-lasting energy for our bodies. Plus, it's very low in carbs and it's also sugar-, sodium-, and cholesterol-free. This is the kind of nutritional jackpot that only animal products like grass-fed meat, dairy, and eggs can compete with, so it's not surprising that avocado is a prized ingredient for vegans, too. Come on, is there anything avocado can't do?

Because avocado is technically a berry, it fits right into this berry-forward smoothie. Berries have a good reputation in the fruit category because they are one of the few fruits that we haven't genetically modified to be larger and sweeter over the years. They are actually much lower in sugar content than other fruits and fall on the low-carb side of the fruit scale. That being said, feel free to swap them out for another favorite fruit blend, like mango, peach, strawberry, or pineapple, especially if you'd like a sweeter smoothie without adding sweeteners.

Don't skip the chia seeds though: they're a superfood in their own right. They're a powerful source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, and a steady source of energy that will keep you powered until lunch time without spiking your blood sugar levels. They'll also add to the texture of your smoothie as they blend up smoothly and gel with the liquid, making your smoothie super-thick and luxurious.

Makes 1 serving


The Ingredients in My Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

As mentioned above, this smoothie includes only whole food plant-based ingredients. So, you will not find any added sugars or oils in the list of components.

Strawberries

Let’s start with one of the main ingredients, i.e. strawberries. I definitely recommend using fresh berries, but if this is not an option, also frozen strawberries would work. However, you’d most probably need to add a bit of liquid like almond milk (or any other plant milk) to ease the blending.

Strawberries are awesome, because they are low in calories and rich in fibre and vitamin C. However, eating too much strawberries at once can cause diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and cramps. Therefore, if you tend to react to excessive amounts strawberries, try to stick to a cup per day.

In addition, some people may have allergic reaction to strawberries. So, be cautious, if you experience hives, itchy skin, a rash, swelling around mouth and tongue, coughing, difficulty swallowing or talking, or wheezing within 5-15 minutes after consuming strawberries. [source]

Avocado

The next crucial ingredient in this delicious smoothie recipe is avocado. Obviously we owe the smoothie’s silky consistency to this heavenly fruit.

Avocado is a quite rare fruit being high in fats and low in carbohydrates. As far as vitamins are concerned, you can count on vitamins K, C, B5, B6, and E. Furthermore, avocados are rich in potassium containing even more of that mineral than bananas.

Avocados are high-fat food, 77% of calories coming from fat. However, the healthy fats in avocados are monounsaturated, which have been associated with reduced inflammation. Furthermore, the fats in avocado help you absorb fat-soluble vitamins like A, E, D and K from other plant foods.

Finally, avocados are also high in fibre both soluble and insoluble.

Banana

I included banana in this recipe to add some natural sweet taste as strawberries tend be of sour side.

Bananas are a healthy source of fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium, and various antioxidants and phytonutrients.

Should you be concerned about the high-carb content of bananas, choose unriper ones that are higher in resistant starch. The latter is a type of carbohydrate that our digestive enzymes cannot break down in the stomach or small intestine. They, therefore, reach the colon intact, “resisting” digestion and feeding our good bacteria as well as keeping blood sugar stable, among other things.

Mint and Lemon Juice

Finally I added some lemon juice to boost and balance the flavours, and some fresh mint leaves that match perfectly with strawberries. Also peppermint and basil leaves work very well in this smoothie recipe.

To be honest though, you might as well leave the last two ingredients out, especially if you don’t have them on hand as the recipe will be delicious anyhow.

My silky strawberry avocado smoothie is:

  • plant-based
  • dairy-free
  • gluten-free
  • oil-free
  • grain-free
  • soy-free friendly (use unripe banana)
  • nut-free and peanut-free

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Strawberry, Banana, and Avocado Smoothie

It is hard to believe that I have gone most of my life without drinking smoothies. Up until about 6 months ago I was always an egg sandwich girl. I loved eggs in the morning and could not imagine eating anything else for breakfast. But now I can’t imagine my mornings without a smoothie.

I mostly enjoy green smoothies for breakfast. These are basically smoothies made with either kale or spinach. You can certainly use other greens but I have stuck with these two. If it aint broke don’t fix it but…but if you start to get bored than switch it. I would not say I am bored with my green smoothies but I do like to try new things and I have been wanting to throw an avocado in my smoothies for a while.

Avocado is an ingredient I have used only in recipes such as guacamole, turkey wraps, BLT’s, or my cobb mason jar salad. But because I am a food blogger and I follow other food blogs and spend time searching pinterest I have come across people using avocado in smoothies. So I decided to give it a try.

When I first made this Strawberry, Banana, and Avocado smoothie recipe I added the whole avocado along with kale. In my opinion the avocado taste was to strong and for some reason this caused the kale to taste way to bitter and green for me – even with some extra maple syrup added. I was able to drink it but I would not make it with both kale and a whole avocado again – at least not with this recipe. However, my husband really liked it. I swear him and me have completely different taste buds.

The second time I skipped the kale and only used 1/2 of the avocado. This version was much better. Avocado gives the smoothie a very creamy almost milkshake like consistency. It actually really filled me up – I could barely drink the whole thing. I can see making one with some cocoa powder for a chocolate milkshake type smoothie should a craving hit. Oooh that sounds good.

So, why would anyone even use avocado in a smoothie. Well, avocado is actually considered a super food because of all its health benefits. It has good fat along with lots of protein and fiber. Avocado helps with cardiovascular health, keeps skin looking nice, and also helps with weight loss by having compounds in it that help decrease fat storage in our bellies. If you find that smoothies don’t fill you up or keep you full long enough try adding some avocado – that should do the trick. However, it is high in calories so I think using ¼ to ½ avocado is plenty for 1 smoothie.

Also, I like the idea of experiencing the health benefits of avocado in a smoothie rather than in a recipe like guacamole. Don’t get me wrong I love guacamole but that usually includes chips and I don’t know about you but it is hard for me to eat just one or two or three chips. With a smoothie you get the benefits of the avocado plus all the other super nutritious ingredients you use.

What are your thoughts with using avocado in your smoothies?


  • Energy 766kj 183kcal 9%
  • Fat 7.6g 11%
  • Saturates 1.6g 8%
  • Sugars 18.3g 20%
  • Salt 0.18g 3%

Typical values per 100g: Energy 222kj/53kcal

20.6g carbohydrate 3.2g fibre 6.2g protein

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