Last Updated on January 3, 2021 by Sweet and Savoury Pursuits
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This easy Avocado and Chocolate Smoothie made with dairy-free milk, is so chocolatey and creamy, it's hard to believe it's actually good for you!Jump to Recipe Print Recipe
Start your day right by enjoying this delicious nutrient boosting Avocado and Chocolate Smoothie with your breakfast. Did you know that avocado is a nutrient booster? Eating avocados actually helps your body absorb more of the nutrients of the foods that you eat at the same time.
Avocados are also a great source of dietary fibre and per gram, contain more potassium than bananas (California Avocado Commission, Live Science).
If you're thinking that avocado and chocolate could not possibly taste good together, you really should give it a try. Avocado on its own doesn't have a strong taste so it blends well with other flavours. Plus, all that creaminess in a ripe avocado makes it perfect for use in smoothies.
How to Make a Cocoa Smoothie
Make sure to use a ripe avocado for a creamy smoothie. Using an unripened avocado will not blend well. You can use any milk you like, but different brands of almond milk contain more sugar than others, so remember to adjust for sweetness.
If you're not sure about the level of sweetness, you can always blend your smoothie and taste it before adding any honey or another sweetener.
To make this smoothie, add all of the ingredients in the jar of your blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour your smoothie into a glass and enjoy!
If you make this recipe let me know how it went for you in the comment section below. I'd love to know if you made any variations to the recipe and how it worked out. And if you take a picture, share it with me on Instagram by tagging #sweetandsavourypursuits, I love to see your photos!
Avocado and Chocolate Smoothie
- 1 cup vanilla flavoured almond milk or your favourite milk
- ½ ripe avocado pit removed
- ½ ripe banana
- 1.5 tbsp. cocoa powder unsweetened
- 2 tsp. honey or other sweetener
- 1 cup of ice cubes
- In a blender, add almond milk, avocado, banana, cocoa, honey, and 1 cup of ice cubes.
- Blend on high until smooth.
- Serve immediately.
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