Almond Milk & Berry Smoothie (Recipe)

Whether your diet requires you to be dairy free, or you just prefer it that way, you’ll know that sometimes store-bought smoothie recipes can be loaded with dairy (and sugar). So for those of us who want a quick and easy alternative here’s a great almond milk smoothie recipe – it’s so simple and fuss free, you’ll be looking for excuses to whip one of these up!

almond milk and berry smoothie

I particularly enjoy smoothies for breakfast. They’re nice and easy on the digestive system in the morning, and an easy way to pack in some fruit.

A few years back, I had to turn to a dairy-free diet due to becoming lactose-intolerant. I felt at first as if my dietary options had been seriously narrowed. When you love food like me, it’s not an easy adjustment to make.

After some quick research, I was so thrilled to discover dairy-free recipes like this one, to expand my culinary options once again.

smoothie ingredients before blending

This smoothie is so easy to make, you’ll feel like you’re cheating. Don’t worry, you haven’t skipped a step, it’s just that simple! A tiny bit of prep and then a quick blast in the blender and you’re good to go.

The bananas and mango bring a sweetness to the smoothie without using any refined sugars, and the blueberries and strawberries give a beautiful tartness. All of this is rounded off with the creaminess of the almond milk. 

smoothie after blending

As well as being quick and delicious, there’s some real feel-good stuff in here. Blueberries are packed with antioxidants and all kinds of other goodies, and are renowned superfood. Bananas are slow-release, meaning you’ll feel full for a long time. If I have one of these smoothies for breakfast, the banana keeps me feeling full until lunchtime.

almond milk smoothie served with berries

The great thing about whizzing up one of these smoothies is that it’s ideal for a busy lifestyle. Almond milk often has a great shelf-life, and berries can be stored in the freezer, so it’s likely that you’ll always have the ingredients to hand when you need them. They’re also kid-friendly – if you chop the fruit up for little fingers, they’ll have great fun chucking it all into the blender and blitzing it up.

I hope you have fun making this smoothie. It serves two, but I’ve a sneaking suspicion that you might enjoy it too much to share…

Almond Milk & Berry Smoothie
Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 1 medium banana peeled and sliced into chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh mango chopped
  • 1/2 cup blueberries frozen
  • 1/2 cup strawberries frozen
  • 4 cups unsweetened almond milk
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend for about half a minute, or until combined. Serve in chilled glasses.

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