Chocolate-Avocado-Almond Butter Smoothie

Chocolate Avocado Almond Butter Smoothie recipe
This Chocolate-Avocado-Almond Butter Smoothie is the perfect way to start your day. It will satisfy your cravings for all things sweet, satisfy your appetite and give you a healthy boost in the process.

Raise your hand if you don’t automatically put together chocolate and avocado as the perfect pairing combination. Keep them raised if you’ve never experienced them together in a beverage or a baked good. Don’t worry if you haven’t, it’s not necessarily an intuitive pairing. However, once you realize how well avocado adds creaminess to absolutely everything, especially a smoothie, you might not make another one without it. It's that good.

 Chocolate Avocado Almond Butter Smoothie is a healthy way to enjoy breakfast
We all know the health benefits of avocados and how amazing they are for us. It only makes sense to add them to our smoothies as often as possible. This is especially true if chocolate is going to be part of the mix. This particular combination of flavors is one I love to serve for breakfast or lunch. It’s hearty, slightly sweet and will get you through the whole morning or afternoon.

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I discovered by accident the whole perfect pairing of chocolate, avocado and almond butter. I really thought the almond butter would have too strong of a taste, but honestly it’s so, so perfect.

Chocolate Avocado Almond Butter Smoothie is a great way to start the day
People often ask if you notice the avocado in a recipe like this and the answer is no. It does not taste like avocado. What you get is a perfectly smooth beverage with mouthfeel that accentuates the other flavors. In other words, it will be the creamiest and smoothest chocolate smoothie you will ever experience. You’re going to have to trust me on that one!

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Don't miss out on making this delicious beverage. 

Chocolate Avocado Almond Butter Smoothie

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Chocolate-Avocado-Almond Butter Smoothie

Recipe from: Created by Cathy Pollak for NoblePig.com | Serves: 4 (8 oz)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a large, ripe avocado
  • 1 cup chocolate almond milk
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 6 oz lowfat vanilla bean yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 cups ice
  • slivered almond for garnish (optional)

Directions

  • Place all ingredients (except for the slivered almonds) in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into serving glasses. Sprinkle slivered almonds on top if you like. Serve immediately.


Other Chocolate-Avocado Recipes You Might Enjoy:
Chocolate-Banana-Avocado Bread with Chocolate-Avocado “Buttercream”
Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles
Flourless Chocolate Avocado Mini Muffins
Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

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10 Comments and 1 Reply

  1. This looks so incredibly creamy, I’d love to start my day out with a glass…or use it for a midday pick-me-up!

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  2. So healthy and delicious looking!!

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  3. Krista 3

    I cannot wait to try this smoothie!

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  4. Sabrina 4

    With all the great ingredients in this smoothie, how could it be anything but delicious? Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Creamylicious! I haven’t use avo in a smoothie, but now I will try!

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  6. I just love throwing in a little avocado with my favorite chocolate recipes! I have done it with brownies and a chocolate mousse before, but not with a chocolate smoothie… yet. ;) And this smoothie looks delicious! Love the addition of the almond butter too.

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  7. chris 7

    Just want to say that I tried that one pot chicken recipe and omg its a keeper!.. Your recipes always come through.. :-)

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  8. My hand is up! I don’t automatically think of chocolate and avocado but I keep hearing great things about the flavor combo!

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  9. This looks so creamy! I love the addition of almond butter and with the chocolate I’m sure it’s fantastic.

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  10. Avacado always sounds so weird in smoothies but the texture and almost buttery flavor it adds to a smoothie is the best! Thanks for sharing, definitely adding this in my collection of morning smoothies!

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