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Pink smoothie with berries & almonds

Recipe for pink smoothie

I’m definitely an advocate of smoothies for breakfast (when the weather is warm enough to leave my porridge behind). A pink smoothie like this one though, makes a great snack, too.

I often work on my blog and freelancing in the evening, after I get home from work, and a smoothie at 5:30 when I get in sets me up for a few more productive hours before a late dinner

If its the ‘green’ that puts you off smoothies, berry varieties are the way to go. This one is such a bright, jewelled pink, it looks more like a dessert than breakfast.

Don’t be fooled though: this smoothie might look sweet, but berry smoothies are usually far more tart than the green variety.

Pink Berry & Almond Smoothie

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It literally takes me about 3 minutes to get a snack sorted now (not to mention the extra fruits & veggies that must be doing me some good).

When I make smoothies I work more to a formula than a strict ‘recipe’. You can get that formula here, and some of my other favourite go-to smoothies like my tropical green smoothie and my vegan frappe-style iced coffee smoothie.

Any blender or smoothie-maker will do the job, but a personal blender (like my (affiliate link) Breville Blend Active, which is the one I’ve used for the last 2+ years and is still going strong) makes life so much easier for daily smoothie making – just add everything to the bottle, blend, rinse the blades and screw on the drinking cap and you’re good to go.

Pink smoothie recipe with almonds & berries

A pink smoothie like this one makes a great snack or breakfast. If its the ‘green’ that puts you off smoothies, berry varieties are the way to go.
Prep Time3 mins
Blend time3 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Servings: 1
Author: zoepickburn

Ingredients

  • 1 Banana
  • 0.5 cup Kale (approx.)
  • 1 cup Almond milk (approx.)
  • 1 cup Frozen berries (approx.)
  • 1 cup Ice cubes (approx.)
  • 1 tbsp. Chia seeds (approx.)
  • 1 tbsp. Almond butter (approx.)

Instructions

  • Peel the banana
  • Add all the ingredients to the blender
  • Blend for 5-10 seconds and pulse a few times, until the ingredients are a thick, smooth texture
  • That’s literally it – put the travel cap on your blender (or decant into a travel bottle if you don’t have a personal blender) and away you go

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