Avocado Coffee Smoothie

This avocado and coffee smoothie is a breakfast delight. You get your caffeine fix and a lot of nutrients at the same time, how great does that sound?

Avocados add a ton of creaminess to smoothies, so, drinking this avocado coffee smoothie is like drinking a thick creamy coffee!

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Avocado Coffee Smoothie

Avocado Coffee Smoothie (Dairy-Free)

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Indulge in an avocado coffee smoothie, a unique combination that blends the creamy texture of avocado with the rich, energizing flavor of coffee for a perfect morning kickstart.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 avocado (peeled and pitted)
  • 1/2 cup of frozen banana chunks
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1 shot of brewed coffee (espresso)
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (optional)

Instructions

  1. Brew the coffee and let it cool completely.
  2. Prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Add all your ingredients to a high-speed blender. starting with the avocado and milk first.
  4. Blend until smooth. For about 4-5 minutes, depending on the power of your blender.
  5. Serve and drink the smoothie immediately for the best taste.

Notes

*For recipe tips and notes, as well as smoothie benefits, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 285
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.1g
  • Fiber: 8.2g
  • Protein: 3g

Avocado Coffee Smoothie Benefits

Avocado Coffee Smoothie served in a tall glass cup

This breakfast coffee banana smoothie with avocado is not only energy-boosting, but it also contains heart-healthy fats from the avocado, and fiber.

But that’s not all, here is a more thorough list of the benefits of this coffee and avocado smoothie:

  1. Energizing Effect: The shot of espresso provides a caffeine boost, making this smoothie a perfect morning pick-me-up or a midday energizer. It’s ideal for those needing a quick energy lift without resorting to traditional coffee or energy drinks.
  2. Creamy Texture: Avocado adds a luxuriously creamy texture to the smoothie, elevating it beyond the usual beverage experience. This creaminess, combined with the cooling effect of ice, makes for a particularly satisfying drink.
  3. Heart-Healthy Fats: Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fats, known for their heart-health benefits. These fats can help lower bad cholesterol levels and are crucial for overall cardiovascular health.
  4. Nutrient-Rich: Beyond its primary ingredients, this smoothie is packed with nutrients. Avocados and flaxseeds are rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, while bananas add potassium and vitamin B6, supporting overall health.
  5. Naturally Sweetened: The natural sweetness of bananas contrasts nicely with the boldness of the espresso, creating a balanced flavor. This combination ensures the smoothie is not overly sweet while maintaining a rich depth of flavor.
  6. Weight Loss: The fiber content from the avocado, banana, and flaxseeds can help you feel full longer, potentially aiding in weight loss efforts. Additionally, the healthy fats in the smoothie contribute to satiety, reducing the likelihood of snacking on less healthy food.
  7. Versatility and Convenience: This smoothie is incredibly easy to make, requiring only a blender and a few minutes of preparation time. Its versatility also means you can adjust the coffee strength or sweetness according to personal preference, making it customizable for different tastes.

If you love this breakfast avo smoothie as much as me, I am almost convinced you will also love my weight loss coffee smoothie and my creamy breakfast coffee smoothie bowl!

Optional Smoothie Customizations & Recipe Notes:

Avocado Coffee Smoothie being poured into a glass cup

If you want to create a slightly different-tasting smoothie, there are numerous things variations you could try.

Some of my favorite tasty variations I have personally tested include:

Swaps:

  • Instead of bananas, you can use mango.
  • If you don’t have flaxseeds, you can use chia seeds or even nut butter such as almond butter.
  • If you are nut-free, use other milk instead of almond milk, such as oat milk, coconut, and soy milk.
  • If you do not own a coffee machine, you can use instant coffee to brew the amount you need. Which is roughly 50 ml (1/4 cup).

Add-Ins:

  1. Chocolate: Chocolate and coffee is an amazing combination. If you are feeling fancy, add a tablespoon of cocoa or cacao powder for a chocolatey taste.
  2. Yogurt: If you are not vegan or dairy-free, add 1/2 cup of yogurt for a more complete breakfast!
  3. Protein Powder: Add a scoop of protein powder and triple the protein content of this smoothie!

Avocado Coffee Smoothie

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

Out of my 8 blenders and models, only one wasn’t compatible, and that was the BlendJet 4000mAh.

There are 2 frozen ingredients in this smoothie, and I found that the BlendJet struggled to process the smoothie smooth enough.

You can still make the smoothie with a Blendjet, but it doesn’t come out as nice as using a higher-speed blender.

Dietary:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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