Same health goal, new year? Make 2018 your year for success with fresh avocados.

This nutrient-rich food plays a helpful role in a variety of diet and exercise goals:

  • Calorie Control:Avocados are a healthy nutrient-rich food that can be enjoyed while following a calorie-controlled diet.
  • Healthy Cooking:Healthy avocados are a versatile fruit that can be eaten alone or used in a variety of tasty recipes – from soups to salads to smoothies – all of which can fit into a sensible eating plan.
  • Fiber and Feeling Full:Avocados are a good source of fiber. Dietary fiber can be helpful in controlling weight because it helps make you feel full faster.

You don’t have to sacrifice satisfaction in order to eat healthier. Try this Strawberry Banana Avocado Smoothie Bowl recipe, courtesy of Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®, which turns an ordinary smoothie into a satisfying, filling and eye-catching meal.

Strawberry Banana Avocado Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time: 40 minutes, includes 30-minute chill time

Ingredients:Strawberry Banana Avo Smoothie Bowl

Avocado Kale Mixture

  • 1 large, ripe, fresh avocado, halved, pitted and peeled
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup baby kale leaves
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 tsp. lime juice (optional)

Strawberry Banana Mixture

  • 1 cup trimmed strawberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. lime juice (optional)

Toppings (optional)

  • granola
  • coconut, flaked
  • strawberries, sliced


Strawberry Banana Mixture

  1. Combine strawberries, banana, coconut water, chia seeds and lime juice in blender and puree until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled and thickened, at least 30 minutes.

Avocado Kale Mixture

  1. In clean blender, combine baby kale, avocado, banana, coconut water and lime juice and puree until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Smoothie Bowl

  1. Pour Strawberry Banana mixture on one side of serving bowl and Avocado Kale mixture on other side of serving bowl.
  2. Top with fresh coconut, strawberries and granola


For more recipes and nutrition information on fresh avocados, visit Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®