Jason Mraz's Avocado Green Smoothie

Jason Mraz's Avocado Green Smoothie

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2015

To make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some sprouted flax or chia seeds.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 1 1/4 cups cold unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp, sliced
  • 1/2 large or 1 small stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 cups lightly packed kale leaves or spinach
  • 1 1-inch piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 8 ice cubes

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  1. Blend milk beverage, avocado, banana, apple, celery, kale (or spinach), ginger and ice in a blender until very smooth.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 cups
  • Per serving: 307 calories; 17 g fat(2 g sat); 12 g fiber; 40 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 126 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 2216 IU vitamin A; 40 mg vitamin C; 181 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 144 mg sodium; 1095 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (168% daily value), Vitamin A (146% dv), Potassium (38% dv), Folate (31% dv), Calcium (26% dv), Magnesium (25% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2
  • Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 3 1/2 fat

Reviews 2

January 23, 2016
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By: EatingWell User
very good this is actually very good! the person who said they couldnt drink it --- it was probably because of the CELERY ! when i first starting making smoothies, I had to throw them away also, I later realized-- it was from the bitterness of the celery!!! Just omit this ingredient
June 02, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Tastes owful Tasted really bad. had to throw away