Summer

Green Smoothie With Avocado

June 26, 2013
2 Ratings
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

A little avocado goes a long way in a smoothy, lending a pillowy, silky smooth texture that words can't really do justice to. Try it for yourself, and see if you don't get hooked! —Gena Hamshaw

  • Serves 1
Ingredients
  • 1 banana, peeled and then frozen
  • 1/2 cup frozen (or fresh) mango
  • 1/2 small or medium avocado
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 1/4 cups almond milk (soy, oat, rice, or hemp milk are also fine)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Place all smoothie ingredients in your blender and blend till very smooth and creamy. Add a little more almond milk as needed, or a few ice cubes if you want it to be frostier!

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Gena is a registered dietitian, recipe developer, and food blogger. She's the author of three cookbooks, including Power Plates (2017) and Food52 Vegan (2015). She enjoys cooking vegetables, making bread, and challenging herself with vegan baking projects.