Almonds are an ideal way to add protein to a smoothie and to make it nutritionally dense. For those on low carb diets or high protein diets, a mix of vegetables, fruit, and almonds can help provide extra protein in the diet.

What should you not mix in an almond smoothie?

6 Things You Should Never Add To Your Smoothie
  1. Fat-free flavored yogurt.
  2. Fruit juice.
  3. Ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sherbet.
  4. Too much of a good thing.
  5. Added sweeteners.
  6. Canned fruit.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes That Are and Refreshing

Why do smoothies use almond milk?

Why use almond milk in smoothies? Almond milk is a dairy free, plant based milk that’s made with almonds and water. It’s great for using in smoothies because it’s a dairy free milk that helps to achieve a creamy texture

almond fruit smoothie
Almond Fruit Smoothie Breakfast

Adding a dash of nutty almond extract really compliments the fruit in this simple breakfast smoothie.

Preparation Time

About 5 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required

Instructions

1Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 of mixture

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 239
  • Total Fat 4.7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 43.8 g
  • Protein 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Sodium 96 mg
  • Fiber 2.3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Beverages and Smoothies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:Glycemic Index:
Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info:

Contains Dairy, Peanuts

 

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.

 

Almond Milk and Berry Smoothie

Almond Fruit Smoothie
Almond Fruit Smoothie
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients

  1. In a blender, add the banana chunks, blueberries, strawberries, and mango. Blend until combined, about 30 seconds. Serve in chilled glasses with straws.

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