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Triple Berry California Avocado Smoothie

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Total Time:

5min

Prep Time:

5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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610
Calories
31 g
Total Fat
74 g
Total Carbs
18 g
Protein
5 mg
Cholesterol

A healthy, low sodium smoothie made with acai berries, California Avocado, blueberries, Greek yogurt, coconut milk, hemp seeds, pomegranate juice and Bee pollen. So much goodness in flavor and nutrition: High potency vitamin B12 (160% DV), vitamin K (60% DV), dietary fiber (57% DV), protein (36% DV), and an excellence source of vitamin C and calcium.

Ingredients

Serves: 1
  (100 g) pouch frozen acai berries
1/2    ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
cup  fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2  cup  blackberries
  dates, pitted
cup  coconut milk
tsp.  honey
tsp.  hemp seeds
1/2  cup  Greek yogurt, divided
1/4  cup  pomegranate juice
tsp.  bee pollen, optional

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

Instructions

  1. Soak açaí pouch in warm water to slightly defrost while prepping other ingredients.
  2. Add California Avocado, blueberries, blackberries, dates, coconut milk, honey, hemp seeds and half the yogurt, to a high-speed blender.
  3. Blend on high for 2 minutes.
  4. Add contents of blender to a glass.
  5. Layer with reserved yogurt
  6. Blend açaí pouch and pomegranate juice in the blender
  7. Top yogurt layer with açaí purée.
  8. If desired, top smoothie with bee pollen 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 610
Total Fat 31 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Total Carbs 74 g
Dietary Fiber 16 g
Total Sugar 48 g
Protein 18 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 70 mg
Potassium 1181 mg

Vitamin A 84 mcg; Vitamin C 44 mg; Calcium 325 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 3 mcg; Folate 154 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.65 g.

 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 50%; Calcium 25%; Iron 15%; Vitamin D 15%.

*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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