Avocado Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

filed under: Food + Drink on April 27, 2013

I recently started the Paleo Diet.

As someone who has a full fledged addiction to carbs, dairy and sugar, this has been a challenge to say the least.

Perfect Paleo Smoothie

Having a smoothie for breakfast has been the norm lately, but I really found myself missing the milk or cream I would add to make it silky and smooth.

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So this morning I just happened to spot an aging avocado on my counter and thought… why not?  Of course, once I finished my smoothie and google “blueberry avocado smoothie” I realized I was the last person in the world to figure this out.

Whoops, my bad. (Say that in your best “Clueless” voice)

Blueberry Banana Avocado Smoothie

But, after some further inspection, I think the jumbled mass of ingredients I assembled is in fact not something I have seen on the internet before.

Avocado Blueberry Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

I recently started the Paleo Diet.

As someone who has a full fledged addiction to carbs, dairy and sugar, this has been a challenge to say the least.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado Blueberry Smoothie
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke
Ingredients
  • 1 c frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 c kale
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 c freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 -3 cups water
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in blender or juicer and mix for 30 seconds-1 minute. (I have a blender so I needed to mix a bit longer.)

  2. Serve immediately.

Blueberry Banana Avocado Smoothie

Love that you can see little green flecks of veggie in there!

This smoothie achieved everything I had hoped it would.  A thick yet smooth consistency, an abundance of healthy ingredients, and a satisfying great flavor.

Blueberry Banana Avocado Smoothie

I just might make it one more day without cake. 🙂

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  • Pam, in nC says:

    I may actually have to try this one!

    • Amanda says:

      Hope you like it!

  • Mimi says:

    I’ve been interested in trying the Paleo diet! I think I could definitely handle it with smoothies like these!

    • Amanda says:

      I am only on day 6… so have not really SEEN any results… but I can testify that the swelling I was experiencing from my pregnancy has dramatically reduced! 🙂

  • Rachel @ Bakerita says:

    This sounds like the most perfect breakfast smoothie. Healthy and delicious?! So in.

  • Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar says:

    This sounds super delicious!! 🙂

  • Poornima says:

    Love everything in the smoothie, healthy and delicious!

  • Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen says:

    Oh that’s awesome to hear! And you are off to a great start already it looks. 🙂

  • Holiday Baker Man says:

    Looks pretty great!

  • Mel says:

    Sometimes the best recipes are the accidentally created ones! I have two friends on the paleo diet, so I may succumb to peer pressure … but the good kind, especially with smoothies like these. I always feel tired at around 10 or 11, and I think it’s because I always have toast or a bagel for breakfast.

  • Mj Baltazar says:

    Avocado……….. <3

  • veronica says:

    Delicious! Going to make sure we link to you on our blog in the near future 🙂

  • Sheau Wei says:

    I love this recipe, would like to try it out but may I know the 1/2 kale refers to freshly kale leave or? Pls advise, thanks a lot.

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