Avocolada Smoothie

Avocado? You might be surprised what you can do what this popular fruit.

Avacolada Smoothie
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You just hit the gym and now you’re equal parts hungry and thirsty—which do you satisfy first? Well, Sarma Melngailis, owner of New York City juice joint One Luck Duck Juice & Takeaway and author of Raw Food/Real World, serves up a smoothie that is as filling as it is refreshing. Avocado delivers a hearty dose of hunger-fighting healthy fat while coconut water pumps this post-workout smoothie full of hydrating potassium.

Tip: Sweeten to taste with agave, Stevia, coconut nectar, or a natural sweetener of your choice.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Sarma Melngailis.

 

Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

3 min.

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 3 cups diced pineapple
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 3 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp coconut butter (optional)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.