This Raspberry Almond Butter Smoothie is a creamy, sweet breakfast treat that can be made in just a few minutes
This is my favourite smoothie at the moment, it’s absolute perfect for spring as it’s so sweet and refreshing. I’ve been making it for breakfast after my workouts this week.
It can be enjoyed any time of day though and also makes a great afternoon pick me up.
When it comes to health, raspberries are one of the very best foods you can have. They are packed with fibre and vitamin C.
Raspberries are amazing to maintain healthy hair and keep skin glowing. In fact this is the best smoothie for glowing skin and healthy hair.
Almond butter contains magnesium, vitamin E and gives the smoothie a protein hit, to keep you fuller for longer.
So you should feel nourished and satisfied after every sip of this beautiful drink!
This smoothie is vegan, gluten free, dairy free and contains no refined sugar.
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Recipe- Raspberry and Almond Butter Smoothie
- 4 ice cubes
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 cup almond milk (more or less depending on desired consistency)
- 2 tablespoons smooth almond butter
- 1/1 tsp maca (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What does nut butter do in a smoothie?
Nut butters are one of those smoothie ingredients that make smoothies so much more incredible. They add a lot of depth, creaminess, and flavour, as well as an extra nutritional boost to any smoothie or smoothie bowl.
It’s also great to add calories to a dairy-free smoothie. It’s the best thing to add to smoothie if your looking for extra protein.
Is an almond smoothie good for you?
Almond butter is very rich in monounsaturated healthy fats, fibre, protein and other essential nutrients that are beneficial for you. Almonds are also rich in antioxidants that protect your cells from oxidative stress.
Having a almond smoothie teamed with fruit is a really healthy any time of day snack.
The protein hit makes the smoothie so much more filling to keep you full for longer. There’s so many benefits to adding almond butter to your smoothie you should give it a go next time.
Is almond butter healthier than peanut butter?
Almond butter is considered to be slightly healthier than peanut butter because it has more vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Both nut butters are about the same when it comes to calories and sugar, however peanut butter has a little more protein than almond butter.
What to put in smoothies to make them filling?
Any of the ingredients below to you smoothie recipe to make it more filling:
- Yogurt or Milk.
- Flaxseed, Chia, or Nut Butter.
- Whole Grains.
- Small handful of Hemp seeds
- Fruit, but Especially fresh Raspberries
- Protein Powder.
Does raspberry and peanut butter go together?
The salty and rich creamy taste of peanut butter goes perfectly with sweet-tart raspberries. Peanut butter will taste delicious with any of your favorite fruit.
I hope you enjoy this Raspberry Almond Butter Smoothie!
What are your favourite delicious smoothie recipes? Let me know in the comments below.
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