Robust Raspberry Almond Smoothie

(NC)—Let this crisp and fruity drink from the Almond Board of California give you a smart morning start — or drink it as an afternoon snack to keep hunger at bay. With every sip, you’ll enjoy the smooth taste of almond butter, almond milk, frozen raspberries, and a touch of honey.

Makes 6 servings


2 cups (500 mL) almond milk
1, 12 oz (360 g) package frozen raspberries
2 medium bananas, cut into chunks
2-3 tbsp (30-45 mL) honey
1/2 tsp (2 mL) almond extract
3 tbsp (15 mL) almond butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) vanilla soy ice cream
12 fresh raspberries (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a blender; whirl until smooth. Pour into 6 glasses and garnish with fresh raspberries if desired.

Nutritional Analysis: per serving
Calories: 183
Fibre: 5 g
Fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 3 mg
Sat Fat: 1.1 g
Sodium: 56 mg
Mono Fat: 3.6 g
Calcium: 87 mg
Poly Fat: 1.8 g
Magnesium: 63 mg
Protein: 6 g
Potassium: 353 mg
Carb: 26 g
Vitamin E: 3.1 mg*

* total alpha-tocopherol equivalents

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