We had a bit of a situation developing at my house this morning. A ripe avocado was on its way out. I just can’t stand to see an avocado go to waste. In addition, some bananas were looking like no one was going to eat them. All this amounted to the perfect excuse for some experimentation. Thus the Green Monster Smoothie was born.
My preschooler happily took a taste, told me it was perfect, and then didn’t touch the rest of it. Is she actually trying to be polite and make me happy???!? This makes no sense at all.
I can see this being more of a hit with the toddler-set. I enjoyed it, but it is super rich and all I could put away was about a cup. So, unless you have a crowd, you might want to halve the recipe.
1 ripe Haas avocado, pitted
1 ripe banana, peeled
1 1/2 cup milk (or more if you’d prefer it thinner)
1 tablespoon sugar
Small pinch salt
Place the avocado, banana, milk, sugar, and salt in a blender and process until smooth. Serve.
Note: Cut up the banana and freeze it beforehand for a snack on a hot day like Lori  did.
Yield: 2 1/2 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes