Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

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Total Time:

5min

Prep Time:

5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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400
Calories
10 g
Total Fat
11 g
Dietary Fiber
11 g
Protein
70 g
Total Carbs
 Greens and Grains Superfood Smoothie

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)
cups  baby spinach
1/2    ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled, and cut into quarters
  kiwi, ripe, peeled
cup  green grapes
  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
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Protein 11 g
Total Carbs 70 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 115 mg
Potassium 1200 mg
Total Sugar 31 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.

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Sabrina Modelle

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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