For as much as I love smoothies, I've been thinking I should probably add some more green to mine. And while avocado is technically a fruit, I feel like I'm adding some awesome nutrition to my smoothie if I put one in there AND I was trying to come up with something that didn't have banana since I had already had one in the morning.
Avocados also contain much less sugar - actually zero and a very small amount of carbs (3) while contributing a healthy dose of good fat. You can read more about the nutritional breakdown of the lovely avocado here.
OK, enough of that rambling.
Creamy Strawberry Smoothie:
2 handfuls of spinach
5 frozen strawberries
1/4 cold water
1 tbls coconut flakes
Splash of lemon juice
Not much of one :) Slice the avocado, add in the spinach and strawberries and blend. Then add in the water, coconut and lemon juice.
Yeah... apologies for the not so great photo as I put this right into a to-go mug. Although, I must tell you, I kept this in the fridge in a to-go mug and ate a few hours later and the green stayed green even with the avocado. I was pleasantly surprised.