5 Gorgeous Avocado Green Smoothies

Have you ever added avocado into your smoothie? It has an amazing effect on the texture. The smoothie becomes smooth, rich, and creamy. Adding avocado to your smoothie produces delicious results, as well as powerful health benefits. Did you know that an average avocado contains approximately 4 grams of protein, which is far more than most other fruits?

That’s right! By simply adding an avocado to your smoothie, you will boost the protein content by 4 grams.

Avocados also pack a good amount of fiber, containing around 11 grams of fiber per medium-sized avocado. That’s pretty awesome, right? Adding healthy proteins and fibers to your daily diet is key in maintaining optimal health and weight.

Metabolic syndrome is name for a group of symptoms that increase the risk of diabetes, stroke, and coronary artery disease. One study, published in the Nutrition Journal assessed the link between avocado consumption and metabolic syndrome.5

The scientists concluded that “avocado consumption is associated with improved overall diet quality, nutrient intake, and reduced risk of metabolic syndrome.(source)

Whether you add them to your smoothies, salads, morning toast, or eat them on their own – there is no doubt that avocados are a delicious super food that you would be wise to include in your diet. I’ve rounded up five green smoothie recipes that include avocado and are absolutely yummy!

Gorgeous avocado green smoothie recipes to get you started
  1. Avocado-Banana Smoothie
  2. My Favorite Green Smoothie with Avocado
  3. Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie
  4. Mango Kiwi Avocado Green Smoothie
  5. Spinach Smoothie with Avocado and Apple

Plus two favorite smoothies from BOTL. that also include avocados



I hope you enjoy discovering these nutritious avocado smoothies and participate in our month long #31Days31Smoothies challenge. I’ll be sharing recipes and pictures on instagram, twitter, and facebook – just use the hashtag to follow along and post your own smoothie creations!

Happy blending!

Emily Smith

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