Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

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Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

Are you looking for a tasty chocolate avocado smoothie that will help in gaining or maintaining weight? Well, look no further! 

This 825 calorie smoothie is not only delicious, but it can also help you gain weight and/or stop unintended weight loss.

Ingredients for the Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This smoothie needs only six ingredients. Many of these ingredients contain loads of healthy nutrients, and they can be easily bought at a grocery store or delivered to your home.

Below are the ingredients you need:

  • 1.5 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 of an avocado
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp almond butter

Be sure to stay away from any low-fat, no fat, and/or lower calorie variations of any of the ingredients. Otherwise, you will end up getting less calories than you had hoped.

Benefits of Drinking the Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

Almond butter is high in healthy fats which help with reduction in heart disease and better blood sugar control.

Avocados are a source of vitamins C, E, K, B, magnesium, and potassium. They also contain high levels of fiber and healthy fats. Avocado consumption has been linked to lower levels of LDL cholesterol.

Protein powder contains protein, an essential macronutrient that helps build muscle and repair tissue.

Half-and-half is an excellent source of calcium, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B2. Calcium is important for maintaining bone health.

When is a Good Time to Drink the Chocolate Avocado Smoothie?

This smoothie is a quick and easy, delicious option for breakfast. When you have places to be in a hurry, you can take it with you.

You can also drink this smoothie before starting a super intense workout! There should be enough energy provided to last you through the entirety of your rigorous workout routine. The protein can help in promoting muscle growth and promote recovery.

Another option is to consume the Chocolate Avocado smoothie right after a workout. The protein powder in this smoothie should really help with muscle building if your workout involves a lot of strength training. 

If you want more ideas for high calorie shakes and smoothies, try our High Calorie Shakes E-Book.

Optional Variations to the Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This delicious smoothie is sure to be a favorite, but if it gets old here are a few suggestions to keep it interesting.

Avocado- swap with:

  • Banana
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cashew Butter
  • Almond Butter
  • Chia Seeds
  • Etc.

Almond Butterswap with:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Cashew Butter
  • Walnut Butter
  • Chia Seeds
  • Flax Seeds
  • Etc.

Half-and-half- swap with:

  • Coconut Milk
  • Whole Milk
  • Goat Milk
  • Oat Milk
  • Soy Milk
  • Etc.

What Tastes Delicious with this Chocolate Avocado Smoothie?

Eating almonds and dried cranberries while sipping on this smoothie is also a tasty combo. You get sweet and salty flavors along with a great source of protein that will help provide you with energy throughout the whole day.

Rolling up any form of deli meat with whatever you want inside will definitely give you a nice salty flavor with your Chocolate Avocado smoothie. You can add more fiber and nutrients by putting vegetables inside of the meat.

How to Store Extra Smoothie?

If you can’t finish your smoothie in one sitting, but sure to put in the fridge to prevent food born illness. Be sure to finish it the same day. 

You may need to re-blend with more liquid or stir in extra milk in case the smoothie gets too thick.

Another option for storage of your leftover Chocolate Avocado smoothie is the freezer. Although it will take longer to thaw, the smoothie should stay good for about a month. 

You could also make leftover smoothie into high calorie freezer pops as a cool treat for later.

If you like this recipe, try our 1000 Calorie Smoothie.

We Finally Reach the Recipe

Now let’s take a look at the instructions for making the smoothie.

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This delicious choclate avocado smoothie can help you get enough calories to stop unitneded weight loss or promote weight gain.
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 953 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups half and half
  • 1 med banana, frozen
  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 5 cubes ice, optional

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients, in order from top to bottom, into a blender or blender cup.
  • Blend until smooth (without chunks) using the smoothie button if it is an option.
  • Pour into 14 oz or larger drinking cup and enjoy.

Notes

Use frozen banana and/or avocado for a colder smoothie.

Nutrition

Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 953kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 36gFat: 68gSaturated Fat: 29gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 162mgSodium: 358mgPotassium: 1753mgFiber: 17gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 1513IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 687mgIron: 2mg
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