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Tropical California Smoothie

Tropical California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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Berry California Smoothie

Berry California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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Basic California Smoothie

Basic California Smoothie

Author: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. Vary the fruit, liquid and add-ins for hundreds of California smoothie variations.

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Avocado Blueberry Pear Smoothie

Avocado Blueberry Pear Smoothie

Author: Rachel Matthews

This smoothie is the perfect way to make sure we’re starting our day off right. Avocados, Pears, and Blueberries blend with vanilla, cinnamon, and coconut milk to make this delicious dairy free, light and yummy breakfast smoothie that's packed with healthy fats, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories.

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Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Avocado Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Author: Gina Matsoukas, Running to the Kitchen

This avocado pineapple smoothie bowl is packed full of superfoods for a healthy start to the day. The topping choices are endless!

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California Avocado Pineapple Recovery Smoothie

California Avocado Pineapple Recovery...

Author: Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD

This quick and easy post workout recovery smoothie could also be called a nutrient-packed "recovery smoothie" as it provides good source of fiber (18% DV) and (15% DV) potassium, an essential dietary mineral and electrolyte that helps your nerves function and muscles to contract. For athletes, fluids and electrolytes are recommended before, during and after exercise to sustain total body water. This tasty treat also provides and 90% DV vitamin C and 20% DV calcium to help your body recover.

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Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

Author: Sabrina Modelle

Start your day off in the best possible way with good fats from avocado, fiber from nutritious oatmeal, and lots of phytonutrients from baby greens, kiwis, and green grapes. This anytime power packed breakfast smoothie provides an excellent source (20% DV or more) of potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins A, C, B6 and K, iron and dietary fiber.

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Spicy/Sweet California Avocado Mango Smoothie

Spicy/Sweet California Avocado Mango Smoothie

Author: Sabrina Modelle

This mango avocado smoothie is so creamy and delicious, you’ll have a hard time believing it delivers more than 100% of your daily vitamin C along with a nice chunk/excellent source of vitamin A (70% DV), vitamin B6 (25% DV) and a good source of vitamin k (15% DV), dietary fiber (12% DV) and iron (10% DV). Take five minutes in the morning to start your day off right!

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Mezcal Margarita with California Avocado

Mezcal Margarita with California Avocado

Author: Pamela B.

2015 All American Recipe Contest Winner – Beverage Category

You won’t be confusing this avocado cocktail with some kind of veggie drink…it’s definitely an alcohol filled cocktail, but the avocado gives it a richness and a slight bit of sweetness. The grapefruit combined with the avocado is a pairing as natural as Fred and Ginger.

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The Palm Tree

The Palm Tree

Author: Robbin W.

2015 All American Recipe Contest Winner – Beverage Category

A light refreshing adult beverage best described as a cross between a blended cocktail and a smoothie, The Palm Tree uses fresh ingredients such as California Avocado, freshly squeezed lime juice, granny smith apple, and pineapple juice. Coconut rum adds the right amount flavor to give this drink "cocktail status".

A beautiful palm tree garnishes the cocktail, simply made from apple slices, a pineapple wedge, and green maraschino cherries.

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California Avocado Daiquiri

California Avocado Daiquiri

Author: Lucy Brennan

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California Avocado Daiquiri

California Avocado Daiquiri

Author: California Avocado Commission

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California Avocado Potassium Power-Up Smoothie

California Avocado Potassium Power-Up...

Author: California Avocado Commission

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California Avocado Milk Shake

California Avocado Milk Shake

Author: California Avocado Commission

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Avocado Banana Blueberry Bang

Avocado Banana Blueberry Bang

Author: California Avocado Commission

They may be tiny in size but Naturipe® blueberries are big on flavor! Both avocados and blueberries are cholesterol-free, and when blended with a frozen banana they make an excellent smoothie. This low sodium smoothie an excellent source of vitamin c (73% Daily Value), dietary fiber 58% DV, magnesium 55% DV, vitamin k 32% DV, folate 26% DV, vitamin B6 25% and potassium 22% DV. It is also a good source of vitamin B5 (17% DV)), magnesium 15% DV) niacin 13% DV and riboflavin 12%.

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Guayabera Cocktail

Guayabera Cocktail

Author: H. Joseph Ehrmann

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Double Berry and California Avocado Smoothies

Double Berry and California Avocado Smoothies

Author: Dave Lieberman

Cool down with these smoothies, mixed with frozen berries, bananas and California Avocados.

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Kicked-Up California Avocado Margarita

Kicked-Up California Avocado Margarita

Author: Dara Michalski

This avocado margarita may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of standard cocktails. But let me tell you something… this is one of the best blended margaritas I’ve ever had the pleasure to guzzle down.

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California Avojito

California Avojito

Author: California Avocado Commission

The traditional mojito flavors of lime and mint take a fresh twist with the addition of California Avocado.

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California Avocado Mint Chip Whip

California Avocado Mint Chip Whip

Author: Kim Haasarud

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