Avocado-Berry Smoothie



  • 1/2 cup ice cubes or crushed ice
  • 1 (11.5-ounce) can peach nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 large, ripe California Avocado
  • 1 (6-ounce) carton non-fat vanilla or peach yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed, picked over, completely drained
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced


  • 1/4 ripe California Avocado, peeled, sliced lengthwise (optional)
  • 6 plump blueberries (optional)


Peel, seed, and cut California Avocado in small chunks. Place all ingredients in a blender with a lid.

Blend on high speed for two minutes or until all of the ingredients are smooth and creamy.

Pour into two tall glasses to serve. If desired, garnish with 1/4 slice of avocado and fresh plump blueberries.


2 servings

Nutrition Tip

Weight management is the ability to keep your body weight at a healthy level. This is important for everyone but cancer survivors should be especially careful with their weight. It is common to gain weight during treatment for certain types of cancers. By managing their weight in the healthiest way possible survivors can both improve immune function and promote anti-cancer activity in the body.


Source: Dana-Farber nutritionists

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