Berry California Smoothie

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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270
Calories
13 g
Total Fat
15 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Protein
37 g
Total Carbs
 Berry California Smoothie

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. This berry smoothie provides a good source of protein, iron and potassium (10% DV) along with 15% DV vitamins A and D.

Ingredients

Serves: 1
cup  almond milk
1/2    ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped
cups  berries, frozen*
    Maple syrup, or other sweetener to taste, optional
Tbsp.  ground flax seed, optional
1/4  tsp.  cinnamon, optional

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 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
Calories 270
Total Fat 13 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 mg
Dietary Fiber 15 g
Protein 5 g
Total Carbs 37 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 190 mg
Potassium 520 mg
Total Sugar 20 g

Vitamin A 138 mcg ; Vitamin C 24 mg ; Calcium 565 mg ; Iron 2 mg ; Vitamin D 3 mcg ; Folate 63 mcg ; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.08g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 45%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 15%

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

California Avocado Commission

Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to enhance the premium positioning of California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities. California avocados are commercially cultivated with uncompromising dedication to quality and freshness, by more than 3,000 growers in the Golden State. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California avocados and the California avocado industry.

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