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HIGH FIBER BANANA ALMOND SMOOTHIE

HIGH FIBER BANANA ALMOND SMOOTHIE

This high fiber banana almond smoothie is not only delicious, it packs a whopping 12 grams of fiber.  With the protein powder and fiber, this quick and easy breakfast will keep you full all morning long.

A quick and easy breakfast - a tall glass of high fiber banana almond smoothie.

After all the comfort food, sweets, and cocktails I’ve been ‘testing, I figured that it might be time for something healthy.  I have to say that this doesn’t taste as healthy as it really is.  

The bananas, full of potassium, are great to treat leg cramps.  The protein will provide energy to fuel your day.  Then the fiber, which is slow to digest, will keep your tummy full and get things moving (you know what I mean).  This is a great quick, easy, and healthy breakfast or mid-morning snack.

WHAT DO I NEED FOR THIS RECIPE?

  • Protein powder – Use your favorite brand or even a ½ cup of Greek yogurt.
  • Unsweetened almond milk – I like using unsweetened so that I can control the sugar content.
  • Banana – for potassium and flavor.
  • Rolled oats – you can use quick oats as well.  Steel-cut oats won’t blend smoothly and will leave your smoothie with a gritty mouth feel.  This adds some healthy carbs and tons of fiber.
  • Raw almonds – another source of fiber and protein…plus, they’re delicious and full of nutrients.
  • Sweetener – you may or may not need to sweeten depending on your protein powder and if you use sweetened or unsweetened almond milk.
  • Almond extract for flavor.
  • Cinnamon for flavor and it’s also a natural appetite suppressant.

A quick and easy breakfast - a tall glass of high fiber banana almond smoothie.

VARIATIONS TO THIS RECIPE

  • Peanut butter is amazing in this smoothie and feels so decadent.  The peanut butter powders taste great, add additional protein with less fat and calories than regular peanut butter.
  • Try using chocolate protein powder.
  • Honey is a delicious sweetener option.
  • Swap out flavorings, like vanilla extract, banana extract, or nutmeg.
  • Use different kinds of milk like oat, soy, or coconut milk for a different boost of flavor.

In the mood for a few more healthy breakfast recipes?

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A quick and easy breakfast - a tall glass of high fiber banana almond smoothie.

HIGH FIBER BANANA ALMOND SMOOTHIE


Description

This high fiber banana almond smoothie is not only delicious, it packs a whopping 12 grams of fiber.  With the protein powder and fiber, this quick and easy breakfast will keep you full all morning long.


Ingredients

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1 scoop vanilla protein powder

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 small banana, sliced

¼ cup rolled oats

¼ cup raw almonds

1 packet stevia or sweetener of choice, to taste

½ teaspoon almond extract

⅛ teaspoon cinnamon 


Instructions

Use a high-speed blender, process all ingredients until smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Enjoy immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: high fiber banana almond smoothie, smoothie recipes, oatmeal, bananas, raw almonds, quick and easy breakfasts, high fiber foods, almond milks, nut milks

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