avocolada tropical smoothie

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If you are a fan of smoothies, then you really have to try the recipe for the Avocolada Tropical smoothie. It’s one of their best-selling smoothies, and it brings in daily revenue of several thousands of dollars across all of their locations and franchises. And we don’t blame you for loving something that’s so excellent for you. The flavor of liquids and fresh fruits combined together with ice is so delectable that one cannot refuse to try it.

What is an Avocolada tropical Smoothie ? 

avocado tropical smoothie

Avocolada Smoothie, which is also known as the Avocolada Tropical Smoothie, is simply just a type of smoothie. The special feature of Avocolada tropical Smoothie is that they add avocado in the smoothie! This drink would not be complete without the addition of avocado, which not only gives it its signature creamy flavor but also lends it a significant amount of health benefits. Potassium, magnesium, and folates are some of the vitamins and minerals that can be found in abundance in this food item. Additionally, it contains lipids that are good for you and healthful.

What is avocolada tropical smoothie made of? 

Have you ever wondered what are the ingredients to make the avocolada tropical smoothie? Here is the list of the food that you need to have to make the best avocolada tropical smoothie! With these ingredients, your avocolada tropical smoothie will not be runny, water. Instead, your smoothie will become much thicker and shaping than the other normal types of smoothie! 

  • Avocado

Yes, of course you will need avocado. What would it be if the avocolada tropical smoothie without the avocado. Here is a tip that Kerri Ann Jennings wants to share with you! You should use ripe avocado. Ripe avocado will bring out the smooth texture as well as sweeter taste. Using ripe avocado will also be much easier for the ingredients to be blended into each other. 

  • Pineapple 

It is quite popular to use fresh pineapple that has been freezed in the refrigerator, or you can use frozen pineapple instead. Either one will work just as well.

  • Spinach and Kale 

These two superfoods, spinach and kale, are responsible for the smoothie’s impressively high level of nutritional value.

  • Coconut water

Coconut water, a very important ingredient for making this tropical smoothie, will replace the normal water in normal smoothie’s recipes. A smoothie will always require some sort of liquid as a basis in order for the ingredients to combine properly. This is accomplished through the use of coconut water, which also contributes an appropriate quantity of flavor.

You can find agave nectar in the section of your local grocery store that is dedicated to sugars and sweeteners.

  • Lime juice

Either freshly squeezed or bottled lime juice will do the trick!

  •  Coconut butter

If you don’t have any coconut butter on hand, you may also make this recipe with coconut oil. This coconut butter, or the coconut oil will add richness into the recipe! 

  • Some drops of extract of vanilla

Adding this will make all of the sweet flavors in this smoothie stand out even more.

Avocolada tropical smoothie recipe

The preparation of this avocolada smoothie requires only five minutes of your time. You’ll never want to make a smoothie without avocado again after you’ve tried it in one! In no time at all, you will be sipping on this nutritious and delectable smoothie that you made yourself.

avocolada tropical smoothie ingredients

Additional Note

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado 
  • 3 cups of diced and chilled (for more than 1 hour) pineapple 
  • 1 cup of fresh and clean spinach
  • 1 cup of fresh and clean kale 
  • 2 cups of coconut water 
  • 3 tbsp of lime juice 
  • 3 tbsp of 1 tbsp of coconut butter (you can use coconut oil instead) 
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract 

Instructions

To make the avocolada tropical smoothie, we have separate the process into two steps: 

  • Step 1: Add all the given items to the blender: 

In a blender, combine avocado, pineapple chunks, spinach, kale, coconut water, agave nectar, lime juice, coconut butter, and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.

  • Step 2: Blending and combine 

Blend your fruit mixture until they are all combined and become completely smooth. Add some ice into the blend and blend with those ingredients if you like! Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 256 Kcal (13%)
  • Carbohydrates 41g (14%)
  • Protein 4g (8%)
  • Fat10g (15%)

Which ingredient can you replace or remove in this recipe? 

When you are cooking it at home, you have complete freedom in how you choose to replace it. You are free to adjust any of the items or add anything else you’d like. However, from my perspective, we only need to hold on to the essentials, since everything else can be replaced. So, what are the basic ingredients that we need to keep?

The avocolada tropical smoothie won’t be an avocolada tropical smoothie if there is no avocado. So yes, the avocado ingredient is obviously a must have food. And yes of course, a tropical smoothie won’t be a tropical smoothie without using pineapple, right? 

However, you can replace some additive fruits such as: strawberries or watermelon. With this change, the smoothie’s color will turn into red or maybe light green. 

And if you ask me if it is ok to replace spinach because you don’t like it, the answer is YES! You can replace spinach with any type of veggie that you like, such as kale or so on. I highly recommend you to add a pinch of Himalayian salt, or maybe a pinch of black salt to bring out some flavor and improve your smoothie recipe with a sour taste of lime juice. 

How about using lemon juice to replace lime juice? The answer is also YES. You can use lemon juice or any other type of juice that you like. I also see that some people even add some seed kinds into the smoothie too, such as flax seeds or chia seeds, which will increase the protein intake. 

That is why I would highly recommend you to feel free to add another ingredient into the smoothie. Just do what you like, there are no rules for it! 

Can I remove some ingredients in the recipe? 

You are allowed to remove as many ingredients as you see fit, that is not a problem at all. You may use whatever you have stored in the freezer, and even if you are missing some of the components, you can still make it taste wonderful and refreshing. Just remember to keep the proportions of the ingredients in check. To maintain a wonderful and well-balanced flavor, incorporate fruits that are creamy, tangy, and sweet.

Tips to improve this recipe

avocolada smoothie recipe
  • You may have to blend too much if you are using green

I usually start by mixing the solid components with as little liquid as possible before adding the leafy greens. It creates a puree that is silky smooth and assists you in achieving a seamless blend. After leafy greens and other solid fruits have been finely pureed, you may next add liquid and give it a whirl for a couple of seconds. Your smoothie could develop unpleasant foam if you blend it for too long, but if you do it this way, you won’t have to worry about that happening.

  • Don’t use sugar since it has loads of unwanted calories 

I highly recommend you to use honey instead of sugar. You can add a tbsp of honey to add some sweetness into it. Natural, safe and not too many calories! 

  • You can add some ice cubes into the smoothie 

However, if you are using frozen fruits, you can remove the ice cubes. 

  • Make sure to control and balance the liquid and solids 

The correct smoothie should be thick and creamy.

Ending

And that is all the information you need to know about Avocolada Tropical Smoothie. Just follow my instructions as well as the recipe steps, you will have the best avocolada tropical smoothie ever! And if you want to adjust the ingredients, don’t have to worry about it, just do it! If you find our sharing helpful as well as interesting, please share it with your friends and your loved ones. And don’t forget to subscribe to Kerri Ann Jenning’s website to get the latest information about diet and eating meals.

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