Easy Banana Avocado Smoothie

This banana avocado smoothie is thick nutritious and easy to make.

Whether you need a tasty breakfast on the go or a nourishing snack, this smoothie is ideal!

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Banana Avocado Smoothie

Easy Banana Avocado Smoothie

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Enjoy a creamy blend of a banana avocado smoothie, combining ripe bananas and smooth avocado for a nutritious, heart-healthy, and deliciously thick treat.

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

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1/2 medium-sized avocado
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1 cup low-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup

Instructions

  1. To a blender, add the oats and spinach first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth.
  3. Pour into a cup and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 296
  • Sugar: 16.6g
  • Fat: 12.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.7g
  • Fiber: 8.2g
  • Protein: 4.2g

What Are The Benefits Of  This Avocado And Banana Smoothie?

Banana Avocado Smoothie served in a tall thin glass cup

One of the things that I personally love the most about this smoothie is how creamy and delicious it is, even though it only contains a handful of ingredients.

However, I am going to break down the benefits below:

  • Rich in Nutrients: The smoothie contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from its ingredients, supporting overall health and well-being.
  • Supports Digestive Health: High in dietary fiber, promoting regular bowel movements and contributing to a healthy digestive system. (Source)
  • Boosts Energy Levels: Provides a balanced mix of natural sugars and healthy fats for sustained energy without the crash associated with high-sugar snacks. (Source)
  • Heart Health: The healthy fats from avocado and coconut milk can support heart health by maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. (Source)
  • Supports Immune Function: High in vitamins such as Vitamin C from spinach and bananas, boosting the immune system. (Source)
  • Brain Health: Avocado contains omega-3 fatty acids and other healthy fats that are beneficial for brain function. (Source)
  • Antioxidant-Rich: Helps combat oxidative stress and reduce inflammation, thanks to the antioxidants in spinach and bananas. (Source)

I also recommend that you make my blueberry and avocado smoothie as well as my banana and cucumber smoothie recipe!

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes:

Banana Avocado Smoothie being poured into a thin glass cup from a blender

You can change the recipe to suit your preferences more, or when you fancy something different.

Below I will leave some suggestions I have personally tried and loved:

  1. Protein Boost: Add a scoop of protein powder or 1/2 cup of yogurt for extra protein in the smoothie.
  2. Lower The Calories: I used low-fat coconut milk, but it’s still quite heavy in calories. Substitute the coconut milk for almond or oat milk.
  3. Naturally Sweetened: I used a touch of honey to make this smoothie, but if you are avoiding added sugars, use a bit more banana.
  4. Nutty Goodness: Add a tablespoon of almond butter for a more filling and richer smoothie.

Banana Avocado Smoothie

Recipe 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

I had the opportunity to test this smoothie using 8 different blenders and models.

I have been making this smoothie for a long time now, which allowed me to test it using different blenders.

The good news is, the recipe is compatible with 7 of my 8 blenders.

The BlendJet 4000mAh didn’t blend the ingredients as smoothly as the other blenders.

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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