With just the right amount of (healthy) fat to make a recipe deliciously creamy, avocado is a no-brainer to include in blended up drinks. From fruity combinations to dessert-like chocolate shakes, here are just a few ways to start slurpin' your avocados. 

By Hayley Sugg
September 15, 2016
Sara Tane

Whether you're just seeking out a way to achieve creamier morning smoothies or are hunting for a dessert packed with healthy fats, avocados might be your answer. Our Avocado Smoothie is the ideal way to start your day. Or take a more decadent route and choose to make the Avocado Chocolate Shake below. Wanting to pack in even more healthy fruit? Then the Avocado Agua Fresca further down is your best option. 

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Avocado Chocolate Shake

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2/3 cup original almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions:
Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. 

Serves 2
Calories 160; Fat 9g (sat 1.5g); Protein 2g; Carb 24g; Fiber 6g; Sugars 12g; Chol 0mg; Sodium 170mg

Sara Tane

Avocado Agua Fresca

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (about half a lime)
  • 3/4 cup honeydew melon
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions:
Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. 

Serves 1
Calories 210; Fat 15g (sat 2g); Protein 3g; Carb 21g; Fiber 8g; Sugars 11g; Chol 0mg; Sodium 270mg

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