Plus fruit is a whole food that comes from the earth and has been known as one of the most healing foods we have on the planet. Any other suggestions? Not really sure what else could work. I hope you love it and it helps you break free from your fruit addiction. I love fruit for the energy and great bowel movements that it gives me, but I’ve also loved taking a break from it. If you give this smoothie a try, let us know what you think. XO, Jo & Jules, Hi Jules – I’m just discovering how much better I feel without a lot of sugar. Love your green smoothies. Are you ready to start blending? After all, fruit is as natural as it comes. Today’s green smoothie is a delicious, low sugar, fruit free smoothie that is loaded with healthy fat and green veggies. Fortunately avocados and cucumbers are not, therefor tolerable for most people who struggle with sugar issues. So, while I’m personally not swearing off fruit for good, I have been on a month-long sabbatical from all forms of sugar….apples, bananas, dates and all! Thank you so much for this recipe. As a self-proclaimed fruit lover and full-blown banana addict myself, to say that I’ve been resistant to ditching fruit from my diet would be putting it … Yes, it’s more creamy and adds a little good fat and protein. Be sure to check out our Sugar Sensitivity quiz here). A smoothie you may like is our Warm Pear Smoothie. It has some great recipes and a guide to build some new favorites of your own. However, i would value your comments. We’re so glad you enjoyed it! Now I’m headed into cleansing without any fruits/lectin free. But feel free to change up the greens you use in this smoothie to see which combo you like best. Hi Pamela, Great questions! Looks and sounds delicious. Jules Peláez (pronounced like Goliath with a P) is co-founder of the popular Conscious Cleanse, a 14-day program designed to guide health-seekers on a supportive journey of healing and whole body cleansing. It’s ok. It seems it would help thin out the avocado which i have switched out the banana for previously and it makes the smoothie edible by spoon only. As a self-proclaimed fruit lover and full-blown banana addict myself, to say that I’ve been resistant to ditching fruit from my diet would be putting it lightly. Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here. Is it for getting the smoothie more creamy? Let us know what you think once you try it. Definitely will be a new staple for me. Let us know what you think. For these people sugar IS sugar IS sugar. We love cinnamon in our smoothies, especially Ceylon cinnamon which aids in regulating blood sugar. JOIN OUR COMMUNITY OF CONSCIOUS CLEANSERS! Just in time for Thanksgiving + Cookbook Recipe Sneak Peek. All Rights Reserved. We also share new recipes, free live calls with us, and more healthy lifestyle tips, plus let you know when our next group cleanse is coming. Yes! You can find them here: XO, J&J. xo Jules. There’s other boosters you can try. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, we recommend checking out our Green Smoothie Guide. Making a tasty smoothie without the inclusion of fruit is easier than you might think. nut butter (we used almond but sunbutter is delicious too). In simple terms what I’ve come to realize is this – The modern day body has become overly acidic, inflamed, and toxic. There are 5 main ingredients that can take the place of fruit in your recipes, which can all contribute to the flavor and desired texture of your smoothies. I know this smoothie post is over a year old, but I just tried it. You can find it here: XO, J&J. We’re talking about fruits that are high glycemic in this article. Have you tried any of our other smoothies? I’ve been on the hunt for some good, low fruit or fruit-free smoothies so I’m excited to give this a try! Today’s recipe was inspired by my sister who has a strong aversion to bananas, but for years has asked me for a deliciously creamy green smoothie sans fruit! XO, J&J, Hi. Hi Shelly, You’re so right, avocados are fruit, as are cucumbers. Thanks for this; I wasn’t thinking I was sugar sensitive but ate some sundried tomato cashew cheese last night which possibly made me exhausted. You can find it here: Our guts are all out of whack and the result is intense sugar cravings and sugar sensitivity (not sure if that’s you?