Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie

A sweet and energizing breakfast option is made with this Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie.
Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie

Hi, friends! I’m so excited to have Erin of The Almond Eater sharing a guest recipe today. Erin has always inspired me with her more-than-delicious food and unique recipes. Her creativity never fails and I guarantee her photos will make you drool. 

Take it away, Erin!

Hi The Blissful Balance readers! How’s it going? I’m Erin, author of the blog The Almond Eater, where I share quick and healthy 30 minute recipes. Todayyyyy I’m sharing a 5 (!!!) minute recipe that also has coffee in it.
Do I have your attention now? Excellent. I don’t know about you, but I absolutely require a cup of coffee every morning. Even on mornings when I don’tthink I need it, I do. While I love a regular ole cup o’ joe, throwing coffee IN a smoothie is a simple way to pack in more nutrients and keep you fuller longer. Sounds like a win-win to me!
Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie
This recipe was actually inspired by one of Christina’s recipes–her Vanilla Espresso Cashew Butter.
I knew I wanted to make a smoothie, and I knew I wanted it to have coffee in it, but I wasn’t sure what else. Then I remembered her brilliant recipe and viola–that’s how this bad boy was created.

You can use her homemade cashew butter or any store bought cashew, OR almond butter. I actually had almond butter on-hand so that’s what I ended up using, but either would be delicious (because almond butter+espresso AND cashew butter+espresso=amazing).

 

Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie
This recipe makes one large smoothies or two small-regular size smoothies. If you give it a try, tag #thealmondeater on Instagram–I love to see your creations!
Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ¼ cup almond butter OR cashew butter
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 6 ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients into a blender and pulse until smooth, approximately 30 seconds to assure the coffee is well blended.
  2. Enjoy!
 

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Espresso Almond Butter Smoothie

 

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