Summer

Green Smoothie With Avocado

June 26, 2013
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
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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 Hamshaw is a certified nutritionist, recipe developer, and food blogger. She shares her latest culinary adventures at The Full Helping. She's the author of two cookbooks, Food52 Vegan (2015) and Choosing Raw (2014). She enjoys yoga, sweet potatoes, cashews, and things that are smothered in sauce.