Avocados are great and they can be eaten in almost anything. The newest trend is to add avocados to smoothies. They have a silky texture but not an overbearing taste which makes them an ideal choice for your smoothie ingredients.

Smoothies made with avocado have real substance as opposed to other unfulfilling smoothies. They also have many health benefits. Avocados are rich in proteins, fiber, good fat, and potassium. They are known to aid in digestion, prevent bad breath, and maintain a healthy, good looking skin and hair. Your eyes, heart, and liver will also benefit from the avocado (Read more).

1. Avocado & Banana Smoothie

This is one of the most common combinations of smoothies made with avocado. The health benefits of avocados, bananas, and honey are already well-known. This smoothie will give you the energy you need to start your day and is extremely easy to make. It is delicious while keeping its nutritional values. It can be adjusted to fit your needs and preferences. For example, you can use almond milk instead of the orange juice and you will also have a rich protein content.

Ingredients: 1 avocado, 1 banana, ¼ cup honey, 2 ½ cups ice, 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt, 1 ½ fresh orange juice from 3 oranges.

2. Avocado & Strawberry smoothie

Only use low-fat yogurt and milk to help with your weight loss efforts. Strawberries are known to boost your immune system due to their Vitamin C content and help treat arthritis and gout due to their rich content of antioxidants and detoxifiers. Avocado will improve your heart’s health by balancing blood lipids due to their fatty acid composition and help provide a healthy skin, eyes, and hair.

Ingredients: 150g halved strawberries, ½ peeled and cut avocado, 4 tbsp low-fat natural yogurt, lemon or lime juice, honey, and 200ml milk.

3. Grapefruit Almond Smoothie

This smoothie is low in calories but rich in vitamins A and C. It is made with great ingredients that are full of antioxidants and boost health by lowering cholesterol and managing blood pressure. The almonds add healthy fats and the protein your body needs so much and the coconut water gives it a great flavor

Ingredients: 1 cup peeled the grapefruit, ½ pitted the avocado, 1tsp pomegranate powder, 4oz grapes, 3 tbsp almonds, 1 cup of coconut water, 1 cup ice, and 1 ½ oz swiss chard.

4. Blue Lavender and Avocado Smoothie
You know the lavender scent has a calming effect but you might not be aware that eating the lavender flowers will have the same effect. The other ingredients in this smoothie have other health benefits. The blueberries have the highest levels of the antioxidant anthocyanin and also improve cognition and relieve stress.

Ingredients: 1 chopped pear, 1 oz blueberries, ¼ pitted avocado, ½ tsp lavender, ¼ cup gluten free oats, 1 cup ice, 1 cup water and ½ tsp maqui berry powder.

5. Vanilla and Avocado Smoothie

This recipe will boost your energy helping you get ready for the day. It is rich in potassium and thus helps your muscular function. Low levels of potassium will make you feel weak and tired and you can get the potassium you need.

Ingredients: 1 chopped pear, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp lucuma powder, ¼ pitted avocado, 1 tbsp hemp seed, 1 cup ice and 1 cup vanilla almond milk.

6. Pistachio Cream Pie

This smoothie will help lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels by providing the potassium your body needs. Pistachios are full of fiber and will be a great help in your weight control efforts. The spirulina is rich in Omega-3 and calcium.

Ingredients: 1 banana, ½ pitted avocado, ½ tsp spirulina, 1 cup ice, 1 tbsp pistachios, 1 cup vanilla almond milk and 1 ½ red Russian kale.

7. Avocado and Melon Smoothie.

This smoothie is an excellent source of protein, vitamin C, B12 calcium, fiber, potassium, and iodine. The melon is a great source of antioxidants and helps stop free radical damage to your body. This smoothie has anti-inflammatory properties and will also help you prevent heart disease.

Ingredients: 1 peeled and cut avocado, 1 cup melon chunks, 1 cup fat-free milk, 1 tbsp honey, ½ cup apple juice, 1 cup fat-free yogurt and as much lime juice as you need.

Avocados can be combined with various ingredients and this way you will never get bored with your smoothies. Every morning you can quickly make a smoothie that is as healthy than the one you had the day before but tastes differently. Feel free to experiment with different ingredients to find your favorite one.

Author's Bio: 

Hey there, I’m Nancy, founder and editor in chief here at www.tomycook.com, and I’m absolutely in love with food and health blogs. I’m on a mission to share my insider cooking, food and health tips with all of you…