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.
Berry California Smoothie
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1/2||ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped|
|Maple syrup, or other sweetener to taste, optional|
|1||Tbsp.||ground flax seed, optional|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- 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.
- Taste smoothie and add sweetener and add-ins, if desired. Blend until incorporated.
- 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.
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%