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California Avocado Ginger Turmeric Smoothie

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Total Time:

5min

Prep Time:

5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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360
Calories
11 g
Total Fat
68 g
Total Carbs
6 g
Protein
170 mg
Sodium

Turmeric, ginger and California Avocado along with carrot juice, banana, honey and naval orange to sweeten things up will have you enjoying this smoothie. You can have this for breakfast or a healthy snack getting your protein needs (12% DV), fiber (39% DV), B vitamins B1 (35% DV), B2 (25% DV), B3 (25% DV), B5 (40% DV), and B6 (60% DV), and 60% DV vitamin C and a whopping 25% DV vitamin A.

Ingredients

Serves: 1
1/4    ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
cup  carrot juice
  frozen banana, cut into 4 pieces
Tbsp.  fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
tsp.  honey
1/2    navel orange, juiced
3/4  tsp.  powdered turmeric
  ice cubes
tsp.  chia seeds

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

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients except chia seeds to the blender.
  2. Blend on high for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Pour into a glass, top with chia seeds, and enjoy!

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 360
Total Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Total Carbs 68 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugar 33 g
Protein 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Potassium 1563 mg

Vitamin A 2269 mcg; Vitamin C 57 mg; Calcium 103 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 99 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.76 g.

 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 250%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15%; Vitamin D 0%.

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

Jen Beauchesne

Jen Beauchesne (pronounced Bō-shane, and don’t worry you will not be the first or the last person to mispronounce it) is a food stylist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her career started on the photography side but after working alongside many amazing photographers and stylists Jen realized food styling was her true calling, merging her two great loves photography and cooking.

Jen 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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