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Cucumber Avocado Smoothie

This cucumber avocado smoothie is about to become your new favorite green smoothie. Made with buttery avocado, crisp cucumber, cilantro, and lime this green smoothies packs a delicious punch without being sweet.

Whether you are looking for a light breakfast or a refreshing mid-day pick up, this versatile green smoothie is sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your stomach. Read on for suggestions on substitutions or make it uniquely yours by including your favorite smoothie mix-ins.

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How to Make a Cucumber Avocado Smoothie

Homemade smoothies are one of the easiest things to master in the home kitchen. For the most part you gather your ingredients, throw them in a blender, puree until smooth, and enjoy.

What makes this cucumber avocado smoothie unique is the combination of ingredients going into it and the ingredients we leave out. The biggest thing that makes this smoothie different is that it’s not at all sweet.

This savory green smoothie doesn’t taste like spinach or kale, because it doesn’t have any. What it does contain: cucumber, avocado, cilantro, lime, water, and a dash of pink himalayan sea salt.

New to the homemade smoothie game? I’ve got an entire post on how to make homemade smoothies. Check it out and you’ll be a smoothie making pro in no time.

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Optional Smoothie Add-ins

As with all homemade smoothies, all of these ingredients can be customized based on your own taste buds. Don’t like cilantro? Swap it for basil. Don’t have lime on hand? Try lemon or even orange. No pink salt? Skip it or swap it for the salt of your choice.

Looking to take it a step beyond that? Try including some of these popular add-ins to make your smoothie uniquely yours.

  • Leafy greens like spinach or baby kale
  • Flax seeds or chia seeds
  • Hemp protein
  • Oats or oatmeal
  • Collagen powder
  • Spices like coriander, cumin, or turmeric
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Cucumber Avocado Smoothie FAQs

Like most of my smoothies recipes, most of the questions I’ve received about this smoothie are about how to customize the flavor or change the ingredients based on what you may or may not have in your pantry and fridge.

If you have additional questions that I haven’t answered, feel free to drop them in the comments below and I’ll get them added.

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Cucumber Avocado Smoothie Recipe

This cucumber avocado smoothie is a refreshingly delicious, savory take on the green smoothie. With buttery avocado, crisp cucumber, cilantro and lime, it’s creamy, crisp, and refreshing all in one.

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Cucumber Avocado Smoothie

Yield: 14 ounces
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This cucumber avocado smoothie is ready to become your next favorite green smoothie. With buttery avocado, crisp cucumber, cilantro and lime, it's creamy, crisp, and refreshing all in one.

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado (1 cup or 5 oz chunks, fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cucumber (1 1/2 cups sliced or 5 oz)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (8 grams)
  • 1/2 cup water (4 oz)
  • juice of 1 lime (about 1 TBSP)
  • pinch of pink himalayan salt

Instructions

  1. Place avocado flesh, cucumber, cilantro, water, lime juice, and salt into the blender.
  2. Puree until smooth and creamy.

Notes

In order to get the smoothest results without a high powered blender, remove the skins and seed from the cucumber before blending.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 14 oz
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 252Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 10gSugar: 4gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated by Nutritionix and is for general information purposes only. For the most accurate information, calculate using your select brands and exact measurements.

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