Spiced Banana-Almond Smoothie

banana-almond-smoothie Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 ice cubes


Combine all the ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

    Thanks to almond milk and almond butter, you get a double dose of the good stuff in Spiced Banana-Almond Smoothie. This smoothie satisfies as a breakfast or snack beverage.
  • Yield: Makes: 1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 310
Fat per serving: 12.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.3g
Protein per serving: 6g
Carbohydrate per serving: 50g
Fiber per serving: 6g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 217mg
Calcium per serving: 267mg

Good to Know

Recipe courtesy of Joanne Weir, host of Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence on PBS; chef at Copita in Sausalito, California; and the author of Cooking Confidence

Joanne Weir