Espresso, banana and almond smoothie
- October 2016
- Serves 2
- Hands-on time 2 min
This 2-minute wonder smoothie recipe is not only delicious, but brings a massive boost of fibre and protein to your day.
- Vegan recipes
- 12.5g (1.2g saturated)
- 9.3g protein
- 39.6g (21g sugars)
- 0.2g salt
- ½ tbsp espresso powder mixed with ½ tbsp boiling water (or 1 shot freshly brewed espresso)
- 360ml almond milk
- 50g oats
- 1 ripe large banana
- 2 pitted medjool dates
- 2 tbsp almond butter (we like Pip & Nut)
- Handful ice cubes
- Put all the ingredients except the ice into a blender and whizz until smooth. Add the ice and whizz again until crushed.
This is a thick and filling smoothie – perfect if you’re on the move after exercise. If you have a blender that won’t cut through ice, add a few chunks to chill the drink and stir/shake to cool it quickly before serving. The smoothie tastes almost chocolatey, so even if you don’t like coffee, we think you’ll enjoy it.
Almonds are the nutritional stars here. Brimming with fibre and protein (they contain a high proportion of both compared to other nuts), they’re also packed with healthy fats that help keep you feeling full all morning.
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