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Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

Total time:

5 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
400 Calories
10 g Fat
11 g Fiber
115 mg Sodium
70 g Carbs
Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

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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.

Ingredients

Serves: 2

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, or water
1/4 cup raw oats, (choose certified gluten free oats if you need to)
2 cups baby spinach
1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled, and cut into quarters
1 kiwi, ripe, peeled
1 cup green grapes
4 ice cubes
agave syrup, or honey, optional, to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. In the order listed add all ingredients except the sweetener to a high speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Taste and then blend in a little agave syrup or honey if you prefer a sweeter smoothie.

Serving Suggestion: Top with slices of avocado, kiwi, a drizzle of honey, and fresh mint leaves.

*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

Calories 400
Total Fat 10 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2.5 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 115 mg
Potassium 1200 mg
Total Carbohydrates 70 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugar 31 g
Protein 11 g

Vitamin A 1411 IU; Vitamin C 87 mg; Calcium 360 mg; Iron 3.7 mg; Vitamin D 55 IU; Folate 156 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 150%; Calcium 35%; Iron 20 %

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

About the author

Sabrina Modelle is the author and photographer behind the popular blog, The Tomato Tart. Her recipes and photographs have been featured on The Huffington Post, The Discovery Channel’s Green Wine Guide, The Jerusalem Post, and in The Green Market Baking Book (Sterling Press, 2010). Sabrina has been a web designer, usability expert, and brand consultant since 1994 and has worked with clients from Pepsi and Pet Smart to The ACLU and ASPCA. When she’s not working or instagraming, Sabrina can be usually be found at her home in the redwoods with her nose in a cookbook and a dog in her lap.

Sabrina is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.

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