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Basic California Smoothie

Basic California Smoothie

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Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

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.

ingredients

Serving Size: 1

1 cup liquid, such as coconut water, juice, cold water, or milk
1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped
2 cups chopped fruit, or fruit and veggies, frozen*
As needed sweetener, such as honey, maple or agave syrup, optional
1 Tbsp. "add-in", such as ground flax seed or chia seed, optional
1/4 tsp. spice, such as cinnamon, cayenne or pumpkin pie spice

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Instructions

  1. In a blender place liquid, avocado and frozen fruit. Blend on purée or frappe setting until smooth and creamy. If necessary, stop blender and carefully stir ingredients until they are all blended consistently.
  2. Taste smoothie and add sweetener and add-ins, if desired. Blend until incorporated.
  3. Pour into a large glass and garnish with spice if desired.

*Chop and freeze fruit at least 4 hours before making smoothie, or purchase frozen fruit.

**Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe Tags

  • avocado smoothie
  • fruit smoothie

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