Avocado Banana Berry Smoothie

Avocado Banana Berry SmoothieTreat yourself to this thick, creamy, nutritious, and delicious smoothie. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you :)

This smoothie contains two of my favorite thickeners, banana and avocado, making for one creamy smoothie. Add in a few berries and spices for a tasty treat you may need to spoon out of your blender it’s so thick and creamy.

Here are the many health benefits this healthy smoothie imparts.

  • Antioxidants: the berries and banana offer plenty of free radical scavenging antioxidants.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: the avocado and the spices help reduce inflammation throughout the body.
  • Weight Loss: stay satiated for hours with this filling smoothie.
  • Good Eye: avocado, banana, and berries support the health of your eyes.
  • Good Heart: both avocado and banana provide cardiovascular protection.
  • Good Digestion: eliminate and assimilate (key nutrients) with ease.
  • Healthy Fat: the avocado provides all important healthy fat for your brain, skin, hair, nails and to stabilize blood sugar levels.
  • Healthy Bones: the nutrients in this smoothie combine to help build strong bones.
  • Anti-Cancer: the avocado, berries, and spices help prevent cancer.

There you have it, the epitome of a healthy smoothie. By incorporating one or more of the add-ons you can take the nutrition of this smoothie up another level or two.

I find the spices really add a nice flavor, and I used frozen blueberries if you’re wondering. You may need to add a little more liquid if your blender isn’t powerful enough to blend through this thick concoction. Enjoy!

Avocado Banana Berry Smoothie Recipe

The Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 fresh or frozen banana
  • 1/2 avocado, seed removed
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen berries of your choice (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, etc)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice

The Add-ons

  • A little honey, maple syrup, or stevia to further sweeten
  • 1 cup green leafy vegetable of choice
  • 1 tablespoon flax or chia seeds
  • 1 serving of your preferred protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon maca

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Place the ingredients into your high speed blender and blend for around 30-45 seconds or until your desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 306
  • Fat: 15g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Sugar: 21g
  • Vitamin C: 45% RDA
  • Vitamin K: 27% RDA
  • Calcium: 7% RDA
  • Iron: 8% RDA

Please leave a comment below if you try this tasty avocado banana berry smoothie. Happy Blending!

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5 Responses to Avocado Banana Berry Smoothie

  1. Sarah #

    I am drinking this one right now and its very yummy ! I added Chia seed and ground flax seed. Delicious and nutritious !

    • Ryan Carmody #

      Hey Sarah, thanks for sharing. Chia seed and ground flax, nice! “Delicious and nutritious”…that’s my line :)

      • Sarah #

        haha… yes, I noticed that after I read a little more. I guess great minds really do think alike ! ;)

  2. Tracey #

    My first one this morning and absolutely delicious

    • Ryan Carmody #

      Excellent, Tracey.

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