Avocado Banana Smoothie

2 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Avocado Banana Smoothie is a quick, easy breakfast drink packed with nutrients and lots of creamy flavor! Try this new tasty smoothie today!

This cool drink is a great option for a hot day or any time you want a filling and easy meal. You can blend the ingredients to make this creamy smoothie in a matter of minutes. The combination of avocado, milk, banana, and honey makes the most creamy and delicious smoothie ever. This smoothie makes a great healthy snack, refreshing drink after exercising, or quick Breakfast Recipe. For a sweeter smoothie, try my Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie next. 

Sabrina’s Avocado Banana Smoothie Recipe

You’re going to be delighted at the amazing flavor of my Avocado Banana Smoothie. It’s super quick to make, super simple to clean up, and can be made all year round! Making this smoothie recipe yourself means you can avoid any artificial sweeteners and preservatives. It also allows you to change up the ingredients and add extra flavors according to your taste. You can blend this smoothie right before serving it or prepare it in advance and grab it on your way out the door.

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  • 1 Avocado: You only need one ripe avocado to make this smoothie recipe. The avocado is a great source of nutrients and gives the smoothie its wonderful velvety texture. You can also use a cup of the frozen avocado cubes if you prep them ahead.
  • 1 cup Milk: Using whole milk as the liquid gives the smoothie a rich flavor and creamy consistency. If you want to lighten the recipe, you can swap the whole milk for lower-fat milk, it just won’t be quite as creamy. Alternatively, use vegan almond milk or oat milk, which will give it a slightly different taste.
  • 1 Banana: Use one frozen banana for the recipe. Slicing the banana before freezing makes it easier for the banana to blend into the smoothie. The frozen banana thickens the mixture and adds a naturally sweet flavor. If it’s not frozen, you can use a ripe banana too!
  • 1 tablespoon Honey: To give this smoothie a slightly sweet flavor, you’ll also see 1 tablespoon of honey. Avocado has a fairly neutral, earthy flavor, so it’s nice to incorporate some sweetness to balance it out. You could also use other types of sweeteners like maple syrup or agave syrup. 
  • 1 1/2 cups Ice: The ice adds a bit more liquid so the smoothie isn’t too thick and makes it nice and cold.
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How to Make an Avocado Banana Smoothie

Time needed: 5 minutes.

  1. Prep Fruit

    Slice open a fresh avocado. Remove the pit and scoop out the avocado meat. Peel the bananas if they are not frozen.
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  2. Combine in Blender

    Add the peeled avocado, whole milk, frozen banana, honey, and ice cubes to your high-speed blender. 
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  3. Blend

    Turn on the blender and blend until mixed together and smooth. Then pour the creamy Avocado Smoothie into glasses to serve. pouring portioned ingredients for Avocado Banana Smoothie into a glass

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Can This Be Made Ahead?

This cold drink recipe is perfect to make in advance and store in the freezer for later. You can make the recipe months in advance, then store it in the freezer until you’re ready to serve. It makes a delicious breakfast option that you can have pre-made for easy mornings. If you want to make enough smoothies so that you can store them in a container in advance, follow this batch recipe. 

  • You can multiply the amount of ingredients by three so that you have enough for six smoothies. Keep in mind that depending on the size of your blender, you’ll likely have to do this in two or three batches. So, be careful the ratio is still correct. 
  • Add the ingredients to your blender and blend into the smooth, silky texture. 
  • Pour the pre-made smoothies into freezer-safe mason jars, leaving about 1 inch of space at the top. 
  • Screw on the lid tightly, and place the make-ahead Avocado Smoothies in your freezer. 
  • You can transfer one smoothie at a time to your fridge to let them defrost for a quick breakfast on a busy morning. 
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Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Banana Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 63mg3%
Potassium 887mg25%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 382IU8%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Ideas to Serve

Healthy Breakfast: This delicious smoothie would be a great drink for a healthy-themed breakfast or brunch. Serve it with nutritious dishes like Brown Sugar Apple Whole Grain Bowl, Fruit Salad, or Baked Oatmeal.

Protein Smoothie: To make this into a protein-rich smoothie, you can mix in additional ingredients like vanilla protein powder, peanut butter, almond butter, silken tofu, chia seeds, hemp seeds, or flax seeds. 

Popsicles: For a delicious, healthy frozen treat, you can turn this into Avocado Banana Bars. Pour the smoothie mixture into a Popsicle mold, add popsicle sticks and freeze until solid. For a fruity burst, add chopped fresh berries to the molds before adding the smoothie.

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How to Store

  • Store: Don’t leave your Avocado Smoothie sitting out at room temperature for more than two hours. To keep the smoothie fresh, you can cover the glass or pour the mixture into an airtight container to store in the fridge for up to 2 days. A mason jar makes an easy storage container for this recipe. You may need to remix the smoothie and blend in ice to make it frothy again before serving. Note that just like a fresh avocado, the avocado in the smoothie will turn brown in time. To help prevent this, add lemon juice to the smoothie blend. The citric acid in lemon juice is a natural antioxidant that stops the browning process. 
  • Freeze: You can also seal the recipe in an airtight container to keep in the freezer for up to 3 months. Be sure to use a freezer-safe container and leave space at the top so the smoothie can expand without breaking the container. Transfer the smoothie to the fridge to let it thaw before serving. 
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Frequent Questions

Can you taste the avocado in an Avocado Smoothie?

Avocados have a fairly mild flavor, so you likely won’t even be able to tell it’s in the smoothie. If you do notice the taste, it will just be a pleasant nutty or slightly grassy undertone. For the most part, the avocado only adds a rich, creamy thickness that gives the whole smoothie an amazing texture.

Can I use frozen avocado?

Yes, both fresh and frozen avocados work equally well for an avocado smoothie. Using frozen fruit is a great way to make sure you get a wonderfully cool drink. If you prefer using frozen avocado, it’s best to peel and dice the avocado before you freeze it since that will be much harder to do once the fruit is hardened. 

Will this Avocado Smoothie turn brown?

Yes. Avocados start to brown during oxidation, and the same will happen with this Avocado Banana Smoothie. But this color change doesn’t mean the smoothie has gone bad; it’s just a natural chemical reaction. To keep the beautiful green color longer, you can add lemon or lime juice to the mixture. 

Are Avocado Banana Smoothies healthy?

Yes. This Avocado Smoothie recipe makes a wonderfully filling and healthy treat. The avocados not only make a thicker smoothie, but they add important vitamins and minerals. Avocados are a good source of healthy fat, potassium, and fiber. Likewise, the banana is a healthy, sweet ingredient that adds more potassium and fiber. It’s also very filling, so if you prepare this smoothie for breakfast, you won’t be hungry again for several hours. 

What if I don’t have a blender?

If you don’t have a blender, you can still make this recipe. Simply use a food processor or a mixing bowl and an immersion blender to mix the ingredients into a rich, smooth consistency. 

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Recipe Card

Avocado Banana Smoothie

Avocado Banana Smoothie is a quick, easy breakfast drink packed with nutrients and lots of creamy flavor! Try this new tasty smoothie today!
Yield 2 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 ripe avocado , halved and pitted
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 frozen banana , very ripe or 1 cup frozen sliced bananas
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 1/2 cups ice cubes


  • Combine the avocado, milk, banana, honey, and ice cubes in a high speed blender.
  • Blend until smooth.


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  • Conversion: To convert measurements to grams, click on the Metric option next to Ingredients in the recipe card. 


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 887mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 382IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 1mg

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  • Chocolate Avocado Smoothie: Want to add some rich, chocolatey flavor to this smoothie recipe? You can easily do this by adding 1 ½ tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder or Dutch cocoa powder to the original recipe ingredients. Top off the chocolate smoothie with chocolate shavings or mini chocolate chips as an extra garnish if you like. 
  • Vegan Avocado Smoothie: To make this recipe for a vegan diet, you can swap out the regular milk for your choice of non-dairy milk. Almond milk, oat milk, coconut milk, or soy milk are all good options. You can also swap the milk for juice, like orange juice for a citrusy version. If you don’t eat honey, you can swap it out for a vegan sweetener of choice. A splash of maple syrup or agave syrup works well as an alternative sweetener. 
  • Power Greens: If you’re looking for an easy way to boost your immunity and overall health, try adding power greens such as kale and spinach to your smoothie recipe. As long as you blend well and don’t add too much at once you should hardly be able to taste the leafy greens in the mixture. Kale is more bitter, so spinach is the easiest choice since it will more easily blend into the background. 
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About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

Sabrina Snyder is a professionally trained personal and private chef of over 10 years who is the creator and developer of all the recipes on Dinner, then Dessert.

She is also the author of the cookbook Dinner, then Dessert – Satisfying Meals Using Only 3, 5 or 7 Ingredients, published by Harper Collins.

She started Dinner, then Dessert as a business in her office as a lunch service for her coworkers who admired her lunches before going to culinary school and becoming a full time personal chef and private chef.

As a personal chef Sabrina would cook for families one day a week and cook their entire week of dinners. All grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning was done along with instructions on reheating. As a private chef she cooked for private parties and cooked in family homes in the evenings for families on a nightly basis after working as a personal chef during the day.

Sabrina has been certified as a ServSafe Manager since 2007 and was a longstanding member of the USPCA Personal Chef Association including being on the board of the Washington DC Chapter of Chefs in the US Personal Chef Association when they won Chapter of the year.

As a member of the community of food website creators Sabrina Snyder has spoken at many conferences regarding her experiences as a food writer including the Indulge Food Conference, Everything Food Conference, Haven Food Conference and IACP Annual Food Professionals Conference.

Sabrina lives with her family in sunny California.

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