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Chocolate Avocado Smoothie


  • Author: Joscelyn Abreu
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x

Description

A deliciously rich and thick chocolate smoothie full of healthy ingredients. Includes avocado, chia seeds, bananas, and peanut butter. Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, and vegan.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 ripe banana, frozen if you have it
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa or cacao powder
  • 12 tablespoon almond, peanut or other nut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds (Optional. Makes it thicker)
  • 1 cup cold almond milk, a little more may be needed if you want it thinner
  • 12 pitted dates or 1–2 teaspoons of honey/maple syrup, if needed (only use dates if you have a high powered blender)
  • few ice cubes, unless you used frozen bananas

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth. Frozen bananas make the smoothie cold and thicker, but you can add a few ice cubes if you use an unfrozen banana. The amount of dates/honey/syrup you use is a matter of taste. Only add if needed. Because of the chia seeds, this shake thickens as it sits. Add more milk if you’d like it thinner.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2