Almond-Espresso Smoothie

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Almond-Espresso Smoothie

This Almond-Espresso Smoothie is delicious, nutritious and ultra energizing. It makes a quick and easy breakfast on-the-go, or a lovely afternoon pick-me-up. You can use decaf coffee if you want to dial it down.


Maca is an adaptogen that helps the body adapt to stress while also increasing energy, stamina and libido. Nutritionally, maca is great source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, potassium, manganese and copper. Studies have shown that maca can enhance mood and improve brain function. Combined with the espresso and almond butter this is one energy-packed smoothie!



  • 2 shots of espresso or 1/3 cup strong brewed coffee, chilled

  • 2 tbsp full fat coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, or oat milk (more if needed for desired consistency)

  • 1 banana

  • 2 tbsp almond butter (or nut butter of your choice)

  • 1–2 tsp maca powder

  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 pitted Medjool date

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or ground flax seeds

  • Pinch of sea salt

  • Handful of ice cubes

  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs (optional, for topping)


Place all ingredients except for the cacao nibs (if using) into your blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into a glass and serve immediately. Top with the cacao nibs. Enjoy the energy boost.