Banana-Almond Smoothie

So this smoothie really isn’t much to look at, but its humble looks are deceiving. This is a speedy, satisfying, and healthy drink that is perfect for a weekday morning breakfast, snack, or post workout treat. Just 3 or 4 ingredients, a quick whirl in the blender, and bam, done. You could totally customize this to your liking- swap in peanut butter for the almond butter, use coconut milk (or other milk of your choosing) for the almond milk, add a handful of spinach, add a dash of cinnamon, the possibilities are endless!

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Banana-Almond Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients:

1 banana, broken into 3-4 chunks, frozen
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbsp almond butter
1/8 tsp almond extract (optional)

Directions:

1. Place all ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Source: Bon Appetit

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3 thoughts on “Banana-Almond Smoothie

  1. I have never liked bananas, but I know they are so good for you.With the almond butter, almond milk and almond extract is the banana flavor still strong?

    • The other ingredients do tone the banana flavor down somewhat, but it does still taste like banana… I think it’s a totally different experience than just eating a plain banana though. The frozen banana gives it good texture. If you decide to try it out, let me know what you think šŸ™‚

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