Treat yourself to this spa smoothie before or after you exercise, or any time you want a quick refresher. This California Avocado smoothie is delicious, providing 30 grams of protein, 18 grams of fiber, antioxidant vitamins A (15% DV), C (120% DV) and E (70% DV), and a medley of vitamins and minerals including a high potency of vitamins B5 (100% DV), vitamin B2 (100% DV), vitamin B12 (210% DV).
California Avocado Spa Smoothie
Total Time: 15 min
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Vitamin A 130 mcg; Vitamin C 112 mg; Calcium 852 mg; Iron 12 mg; Vitamin D 3 mcg; Folate 165 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 3.01 g.
Ingredients1/3 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed 1 small, fresh cucumber (Persian or kirby type), peeled 1/2 fresh pear, peeled and core removed 1/2 fresh mango, peeled and seeded 4 fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup fresh arugula, loosely packed 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 fresh lemon, juiced 1/2 tsp. real maple syrup or agave (optional) 1 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 Tbsp. protein powder 6 ice cubes
- Combine the above ingredients in the bowl of a blender and blend until combined.
- Pour into tall glass 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.
Did You Know?
Hydration is very important when exercising. Check out these five ways you can eat to complete. And if you’re hungry, check out these California Avocado recipes for sandwiches, burgers and wraps.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados