• Chocolate avocado smoothie (Desiree Nielsen)Source: Desiree Nielsen

It’s hard to believe this dessert-like smoothie doesn’t contain either a) cream or b) chocolate. Instead, it’s creaminess and chocolaty-ness come from healthy, natural ingredients that make it not just guilt-free, but gloat-worthy.

Serves
2

Preparation

5min

Skill level

Easy
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Average: 4.4 (10 votes)
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Ingredients

  • avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 360ml almond milk
  • 30 ml maple syrup
  • 1medium banana, frozen

Cook's notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.

2. Adjust thickness with almond milk, if necessary.