Tropical California Smoothie

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 340
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 70mg
Total Carbs 62g
Dietary Fiber 13g
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 2g
Potassium 1282mg

Vitamin A 72 mcg ; Vitamin C 238 mg ; Calcium 79 mg ; Iron 1 mg ; Vitamin D 0 mcg ; Folate 61 mcg ; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.08g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 260%; Calcium 6%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

California Avocados and frozen fruit or veggies make delicious, creamy smoothies in an instant. With tropical fruits like pineapple and mango, you get almost three times (260% DV) the vitamin C.

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Serves: 1

1 cup coconut water 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado 2 cups chopped or sliced mixed tropical fruits, frozen* (such as sliced banana or diced pineapple) Stevia, to taste, optional 1 Tbsp. chia seeds, optional 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, optional
  1. In a blender place liquid, avocado and frozen fruit. Blend on purée or frappe setting until smooth and creamy. If necessary, stop blender and carefully stir ingredients until they are all blended consistently.
  2. Taste smoothie and add sweetener and add-ins, if desired. Blend until incorporated.
  3. Pour into a large glass and garnish with spice if desired.

*Chop and freeze fruit at least 4 hours before making smoothie, or purchase frozen fruit.


*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?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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


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