Tropical Avocado Smoothie Recipe

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Tropical Avocado Smoothie Recipe
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Yes, avocados really are fruit! And they’re really good for you: packed with mono-unsaturated fats which help increase the good cholesterol in your body, these healthy fats also aid in the absorption of carotenoids and lycopene which is essential for good heart health.

Read more about 15 Superfruit Juices You Need to Start Drinking.

1
Servings
569
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, halved and pitted
  • 1 mango. sliced
  • Juice from 1/4 lime
  • 1 Cup ice
  • 1/2 Cup fresh cut pineapple

Directions

In a blender, combine all ingredients until well incorporated and creamy.

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
48%
Sugar
56g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
23%
Protein
7g
15%
Carbs
80g
27%
Vitamin A
198µg
22%
Vitamin B6
1mg
51%
Vitamin C
187mg
100%
Vitamin E
7mg
36%
Vitamin K
57µg
71%
Calcium
84mg
8%
Fiber
20g
82%
Folate (food)
323µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
323µg
81%
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
105mg
26%
Monounsaturated
20g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
31%
Phosphorus
161mg
23%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
1646mg
47%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
24.6%
Sodium
28mg
1%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.9%
Zinc
2mg
12%

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