Banana Almond Crush Smoothie Recipe

Jun 21, 2011 8:46 am

A banana smoothie to jump-start your day

Banana smoothie
Photo: E.Baron on Flickr
Bananas are a blender's best friend.
 

Summer means more running around, more activities, and if it’s your sport, more running period. Bananas have long been a cure for muscle cramping in the legs and the crippling charlie horse. To help prevent these muscle spasms and get a healthy energy boost, fire up your blender for this delicious breakfast or mid-afternoon snack.

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Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

3 ripe bananas
3/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup plain non-fat organic yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup raw almonds
Dash of nutmeg
ice
Directions: 

In the blender, pulse the almonds to fine powder, add the remaining ingredients, and pulse until smooth. If your smoothie is too thick for your liking you may add a little milk or water to thin it out. Enjoy.

Level of Difficulty: 
Easy
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Cooking Time: 
2 minutes
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