Mango Chili Avocado Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is a cinch! Just toss everything into the blender, and you’re seconds away from a refreshing beverage.

March / April 2018

  • Find refreshment on the warmest spring days with this chilled smoothie.
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  • "Paprika" is the name of both the brilliant red spice and the sweet peppers from which it comes.
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Yield: 2-4 servings

Combining fresh fruit and a spicy kick, this is just the drink to refresh and satisfy on warm spring days, and it’s so easy to prepare.


• 1 avocado
• 1 banana
• 1 cup fresh or frozen mango, diced
• 1 tablespoon chili powder, more or less to taste
• 1 cup plain low-fat or full-fat yogurt
• 3 tablespoon honey
• 1 heaping cup ice


1. Pit, peel, and slice the avocado, and break the peeled banana into pieces.

2. Combine all ingredients in a blender, pulse until smooth, and drink up!

For more about growing and blending your own herbs and spices, see: Homemade Spice Blends.

Recipe printed with permission from Ashley Manila, Baker By Nature.