This mango avocado smoothie is so creamy and delicious, you’ll have a hard time believing it delivers more than 100% of your daily vitamin C along with a nice chunk/excellent source of vitamin A (70% DV), vitamin B6 (25% DV) and a good source of vitamin k (15% DV), dietary fiber (12% DV) and iron (10% DV). Take five minutes in the morning to start your day off right!
Spicy/Sweet California Avocado Mango Smoothie
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1/4||ripe, Fresh California Avocado**, seeded, peeled and cut into quarters|
|1||large orange, zested and peeled|
|1/2||cup||water, unsweetened almond milk, or coconut water|
|1||Tbsp.||honey or coconut nectar (optional)|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Add mango, avocado, orange and orange zest to a high speed blender.
- Mix lime juice and water (or almond milk or coconut water) and pour ¼ cup of mixture into blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Taste a spoonful of the smoothie and add more liquid if too thick. Add cayenne and honey, if using, and blend again until combined.
Serving Suggestion: Top with extra diced mango and avocado chunks along with a squeeze of lime.
*A medium mango averages 12-ounces and a ripe, 12-ounce mango will provide about 1 cup of fruit. Peel (1 to 2 mangos, depending on size) and cut into cubes, then freeze for a few hours or more, or purchase frozen mango cubes.
**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 3321 IU; Vitamin C 100 mg; Calcium 40 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 38 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 70%; Vitamin C 170%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %