Sweet Avocado Smoothie made with the Vitamix

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Sweet Avocado Smoothie


1 and ½ cups apple juice
1 small avocado (pitted)
1 large pear (quartered and seeded)
6 dates (pitted and dried)
1 cup ice cubes


Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
Select Variable 1.
Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10 then to high.
Blend for one minute or until desired consistency is reached.

Did you know?

An avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial on monounsaturated fatty acids, the healthiest kind of fat for the body. Avocados contain more than 20 different vitamins and minerals including vitamin K, C and E. Avocados do not contain any cholesterol or sodium, and are low in saturated fat. Avocados also contain fibre which is a necessity for good bowel movement, stabilising the release of sugar thus releasing sugar spikes in the body which helps defend the body from various sugar related diseases.  

Nature’s very own tooth brush, apples stimulate the production of saliva in the mouth reducing the bacteria in the mouth while reducing tooth decay. Apples are also rich in soluble fibre stabilising sugar levels reducing mood swings and lowering cholesterol levels.