Elixir of Green Delights: The Ultimate Spinach-Avocado Smoothie


Prepare to embark on a tantalizing journey of flavors and nutrition with our Spinach-Avocado Smoothie, a vibrant green elixir that will awaken your taste buds and invigorate your senses. 

This luscious concoction combines the verdant freshness of spinach with the creamy richness of ripe avocados, delivering a harmonious blend that dances on your palate.

Elixir of Green Delights: The Ultimate Spinach-Avocado Smoothie

Preparation and Cooking Time

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 0 minutes

Number of Servings and Ideal Serving Size

Yields: 2 servings

Ideal Serving Size: 250ml per serving

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 180
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 20mg
  • Potassium: 550mg
  • Vitamin A: 90% DV
  • Vitamin C: 50% DV
  • Calcium: 6% DV
  • Iron: 10% DV

Ingredients (measured in grams)

  • 100g fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 200g ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 150g Greek yogurt
  • 30g honey
  • 10g chia seeds
  • 5g fresh lemon juice
  • 150ml almond milk
  • 100g ice cubes

Method of Preparation

  1. Start by washing the spinach leaves thoroughly, ensuring they are free of any dirt or grit.
  2. In a high-speed blender, combine the spinach, ripe avocados, Greek yogurt, honey, chia seeds, and fresh lemon juice.
  3. Add the almond milk and ice cubes to the mixture in the blender.
  4. Blend on high speed until the mixture is silky smooth and the desired consistency is achieved, approximately 2 minutes.
  5. Taste and adjust sweetness or acidity, if necessary, by adding more honey or lemon juice.
  6. Pour the Spinach-Avocado Smoothie into serving glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of chia seeds or a lemon twist.
  7. Serve immediately to savor the ultimate freshness and creaminess.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use perfectly ripe avocados for a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Customize sweetness to your liking by adjusting the amount of honey.
  • For an extra nutrient boost, consider adding a handful of fresh mint leaves or a scoop of protein powder.
  • Ensure your blender is powerful enough to blend the ingredients to a silky consistency.

Anticipated FAQs

Q: Can I make this smoothie in advance and store it?

A: While it's best enjoyed fresh, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Give it a good stir before serving.

Q: Can I use regular milk instead of almond milk?

A: Certainly, you can substitute almond milk with any milk of your choice.

Q: How can I make this smoothie thicker or thinner?

A: To make it thicker, add more ice or avocado. To make it thinner, adjust by adding more milk.

Q: Is it suitable for vegans?

A: Yes, you can make it vegan by replacing Greek yogurt with a dairy-free alternative, such as coconut yogurt.

This Spinach-Avocado Smoothie is a nutritional powerhouse that doesn't compromise on taste. Rich in essential nutrients and bursting with vibrant flavors, it's a refreshing and healthy choice for breakfast or a mid-day pick-me-up. So, blend your way to a healthier you with this green elixir of delight!