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Clementine Avocado Smoothie

Clementine Avocado Smoothie
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Clementine Avocado Smoothie

Recipe At-A-Glance

This bright and citrusy Clementine Avocado Smoothie is perfect for a morning pick-me-up. Don’t be afraid of the avocado! It’s tasteless and adds a wonderful, creamy texture.

Plant-Based, Gluten-Free

Ready in 5 minutes

Happy Thursday, friends! I’m so happy to be back again this week with another fruit- and veggie-packed recipe spotlighting some tasty produce from Pink Ribbon Produce and Meijer. I’m pretty stoked to show off two of my favorite items from the produce section in one smoothie—clementines and avocados!

If you think an avocado smoothie is weird, I’m here to change your mind. Avocado adds an amazing amount of creaminess, richness, and healthy fats (which helps make your smoothie more filling), and it barely has any taste at all. Try it! I promise you’ll never want another avocado-less smoothie again.

Clementine Avocado Smoothie

This avocado smoothie packs in three Pink Ribbon Produce partners in one glass—juicy clementines from DNE World Fruit, tasty avocados from Avocados From Mexico, and tender and sweet baby spinach from Dole Salads. If you missed last week’s kick-off post on my partnership with Pink Ribbon Produce, let me give you a quick overview of their mission.

During the month of October, when all of our minds are focused on Breast Cancer Awareness, Pink Ribbon Produce helps inform folks what eating a healthy diet can do to help prevent cancer, all while raising money for their research parter—the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Pink Ribbon Produce partners with fruit and vegetable growers along with major supermarket chains to team up to help fight breast cancer through nutritional education and fundraising for cure research. Educating the public on the importance of a healthy diet and raising cash to help fight breast cancer? That’s a win-win in my book.

Clementine Avocado Smoothie

If you think you are helpless when it comes to lowering your cancer risk, you’ll be happy to know that you have some power in this fight! The American Cancer Society says that, besides quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet rich in plant-based foods is one of the most important things we can do to help prevent cancer.

The ACS recommends getting at least 2 1/2 cups of fruits and veggies a day, and green smoothies like this one are a wonderful way to pack in a lot of produce in an easy-to-eat, tasty treat. For each one of these smoothies you drink, you are getting in one clementine, a half avocado, a half banana, and a cup of spinach—that right there is four servings of fruits and vegetables! You’ll almost hit that 2 1/2 cup mark just with one drink!

Clementine Avocado Smoothie

This smoothie has a bright, citrusy flavor, and is the perfect way to wake up your morning. If you’re feeling a touch under-the-weather, this smoothie would be a great way to help bolster your immune system to fight off the yuck—it clocks in at over 200% if your RDA of Vitamin C per serving.

And, if your throat is scratchy, this cool and creamy smoothie feels wonderful going down. I get really picky about the foods I eat when my throat has that tickle, and this smoothie always makes the list of winners.


Oh, and I said I would convince you to try avocado in your smoothie! DO IT. Even if you aren’t an avocado fan, the texture of the smoothie is so wonderful, you’ll be completely on board! And, like I said, it can add some much needed fats and healthy calories to smoothies that are normally too low calorie and lacking in fat to really satisfy. Adding avocado to a smoothie turns it into a meal.

Just make sure to use perfectly ripe avocados (unripe ones tend to get a bit lumpy in the blender, and too ripe ones have that weird, sweet taste that no one likes). You’ll swear that you put a scoop of ice cream in your smoothie, it’ll be so velvety smooth. Enjoy!

Clementine Avocado Smoothie

Clementine Avocado Smoothie

Yield: 2 smoothies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This bright and citrusy Clementine Avocado Smoothie is perfect for a morning pick-me-up. Don't be afraid of the avocado! It's tasteless and adds a wonderful, creamy texture.


  • 2 clementines, peeled
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted and scooped from the peel
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 1 cup unsweetened animal or plant-based milk
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon honey, optional
  • Handful of ice


  1. Combine all ingredients, including the honey, if using, in the basin of a blender. Blend on high until very smooth and creamy. Pour into two glasses and enjoy.


If you have a nice and sweet banana, you might not need to add the extra honey. Sweeten to taste.

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Cassie is the founder and CEO of Wholefully. She's a home cook and wellness junkie with a love of all things healthy living. She lives on a small hobby farm in Southern Indiana with her husband, daughter, two dogs, two cats, and 15 chickens.

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15 Responses
    1. Cassie

      The citrus will help keep the avocado from browning for a bit, but I wouldn’t let it kick around for more than a day or so.

  1. Ric

    You really should include a quality, plant-based protein in your smoothies. These are almost all carbs and, except for the fiber, will be quickly processed by the body and the sugar into the bloodstream. Almond and coconut milk doesn’t have much protein and cow’s milk should just be eliminated IMHO. Garden of Life makes several fantastic flavors that I have used and will help keep you full and not spike blood sugar levels.

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  3. Lynette

    I’m enjoying this smoothie as I type! It’s creamy and delicious! I used a frozen banana because I didn’t have ice. Thanks for creating something to change up my same ol’ same ol’ morning smoothie routine;-)

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