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Pineapple Avocado Smoothie

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Pineapple avocado smoothie is a refreshing, frosty drink the whole family will enjoy. All you need are a handful of ingredients, including avocado that you won’t be able to taste! Add all of the ingredients into a blender and in minutes you’ll be enjoying this delicious smoothie.

strawberry avocado smoothie on jars.
Delicious strawberry avocado smoothie

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This pineapple avocado smoothie recipe is the next best thing to feeling like you’re on a Hawaiian vacation! Flavored with orange juice and pineapple sherbet to add a tropical taste to your smoothie. The avocado makes this smoothie amazingly creamy and smooth without any noticeable flavor whatsoever.

You don’t have to be a kid to take advantage of this smoothie! It’s perfect for adults too!

strawberry pineapple smoothie in jars.
Strawberry pineapple smoothie

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Added avocado for a creamier, more satisfying smoothie.
  • It’s easy! Throw a few ingredients into a blender.
  • Smoothies are refreshing on those hot days when you don’t really want to eat, but you’re still hungry.
  • It’s quick to eat, and you can sip while you do other things.
  • Perfect to serve at a party in cute glass jars.
  • It’s made with ingredients you can find at your local grocery store.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Orange Juice – packed with vitamin C and makes a tasty drink.
  • Pineapple Sherbet – adds fruitiness and creaminess to the smoothie.
  • Strawberries – naturally sweet, fruity, and an excellent source of vitamin C.
  • Bananas – rich in fiber and antioxidants.
  • Honey a nice natural sweetener.
  • Avocado – adds creaminess to the consistency of the smoothie.
  • Ice – lets you control how cold/icy you want the smoothie.

How To Make This Recipe

Step 1:

Place the orange juice, pineapple sherbet, strawberries, bananas, honey, avocado and ice in a blender and blend for one full minute, or until all the ingredients are blended thoroughly.

pineapple banana smoothie on a jar.
Tasty pineapple banana smoothie

Recipe Tips

  • Any type of sherbet will work – try orange instead of pineapple!
  • Use frozen strawberries and bananas and you can omit the ice.
  • Buy the ingredients in bulk and prep enough to drink all week long.
  • Consider a blender with a powerful motor and ideally has a smoothie setting – it helps puree all those frozen chunks!

Variations

  • Add raw spinach – you can’t taste the spinach in smoothies in moderate quantities!
  • Add strawberry preserves for a sweeter smoothie without any fake flavoring syrups.
  • Mix up the fruits – try adding frozen blackberries or frozen chunks of mango.
  • Add grains such as quick oats, ground flax, or wheat bran — they’re a great source of fiber, protein, and varying vitamins and minerals.

Storing & Freezing

Storing: Place smoothie in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Freezing: Freeze the smoothie mixture in muffin tins. Once frozen transfer to a freezer safe zip top bag for later.

FAQ

How long should I blend a smoothie?

You’ll want to blend everything really well so that your smoothie is free of lumps. In a regular blender, about 1-2 minutes and in a high powdered blender, about 1 minute.

What order do I add things to the blender when making a smoothie?

Place softer foods such as liquids and fresh fruits in first, then hard, solid foods last. Combining smoothie ingredients in the wrong order can cause frozen fruit and ice to get caught in the blender blades.

Can you use frozen fruit in smoothies?

Yes! In fact, having frozen fruit on hand makes it so easy to whip up a smoothie anytime. You can use fresh fruit, but frozen fruit gives your smoothie that nice icy thick texture. You can also eliminate any ice most of the time when you use frozen fruit instead.

Is frozen fruit as good as fresh?

Yes. Fruits and vegetables are picked and frozen at peak ripeness retaining their nutrients.

What is sherbet?

Sherbet is made with fruit and water but also has the addition of dairy, usually milk or buttermilk.

Yield: 2 Servings

Pineapple Avocado Smoothie

strawberry pineapple smoothie in jars.

Pineapple avocado smoothie is a refreshing frosty drink the whole family will enjoy. All you need are a handful of ingredients, including avocado that you won’t be able to taste! Add all of the ingredients into a blender and in minutes you’ll be enjoying this delicious smoothie.

Prep Time 4 minutes
Blend Time 1 minute
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple sherbet
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions

  1. Place the orange juice, pineapple sherbet, strawberries, bananas, honey, avocado and ice in a blender and blend for one full minute, or until all the ingredients are blended thoroughly. 

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