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Brain-Boosting Avocado Smoothie

Looking for a treat that's also brain fuel? Try this sweet take on avocados.

This simple green smoothie features a secret brain-boosting ingredient: avocado.

Unlike many other fruits and vegetables, avocados contain healthy unsaturated fats that help keep your brain cell membranes flexible and protect nerve cells. As a bonus, avocados create a creamy, silky smooth texture much like soft serve ice cream.

Try blending this treat today.

By Suzanne Boothby

Prep Time:
4 min
Cook Time:
1 min

Makes 2 Servings


  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
    1 banana, peeled
    1 cup coconut milk (or your favorite kind of milk)
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more to garnish (optional)
    1/4 teaspoon sea salt 
    handful of ice cubes


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth and frothy. Sprinkle additional cinnamon on top and serve (optional).

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