Avocado Apple Smoothie

It might seem weird to add avocado to a smoothie, but trust us: it’s the secret ingredient that turns this fruit shake into a creamy-dreamy treat. 

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Hands-on time:
5 minutes
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Total time:
5 minutes
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Makes
2
Servings

Kitchen Gear

Sharp knife (adult needed)
Cutting board
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons
Citrus squeezer (if you have one)
Blender (adult needed)

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
2 small apples, cored and diced
2 cups milk
1 cup cold water or ice cubes
1⁄2 overripe banana
2 tablespoons fresh lemon, lime, or orange juice

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  2. Put the top on tightly. Turn the blender to a medium setting and blend until the mixture is smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.
  • Add 2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter or 2 tablespoons toasted chopped nuts
  • Add 1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes