Watermelon, strawberries and California Avocados, what a great combination that deliver a delicious and nutritious avocado strawberry smoothie to be enjoyed as a refreshing drink or meal replacements. This balanced avocado smoothie contains all three macronutrients (carbs, fat, and protein) and can be used to help reduce visceral fat, lose weight, and fight insulin resistance (Prediabetes). Avocados and some fruits and vegetables are sources of fiber and the protein added to these smoothies, can help with hunger control and weight management. An excellent source of dietary fiber (25% DV), protein (22% DV) and vitamin C (60% DV).
Strawberry, Watermelon, Avocado and Mint Smoothie
Total Time: 7 min
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Vitamin A 27 mcg; Vitamin C 56 mg; Calcium 94 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 74 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.12 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; Iron 6%; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients1 cup 100% original coconut water 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries, hulled 1 cup watermelon pieces 4 mint leaves 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled, and cubed 1 scoop vanilla protein powder** (whey, soy, pea, or rice)
- Pour the coconut water in a blender, then add the rest of the ingredients.
- Blend until smooth.
Serving Suggestion: Eat for a breakfast, lunch or dinner meal replacement.
**Note: To provide 20 grams of protein.
*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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados