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Recipe: Almond Joy Smoothie


Fantastic news! I transformed one of your favorite (and certainly my favorite) candy bars into a healthier breakfast smoothie. With unsweetened almond milk, refreshing coconut water, and a touch of cocoa powder and almond butter, this Almond Joy Smoothie is dairy-free and vegan too. 

Serves 2

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut water 
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 2 frozen bananas, in chunks 

Optional Garnishes:

  • Shredded coconut
  • Sliced almonds
  • Cocoa nibs
  • Chia seeds

What to Do: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. 
  2. Divide between glasses, top with your favorite garnish and serve immediately


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