Banana Mixed Nut and Espresso Smoothie

Void of any added sugar if you so desire, this smoothie is rich and the perfect morning jolt without a sugar crash later.
By Sarah Khanna

BANANA ESPRESSO SMOOTHIE COLLAGE [1]

 

Banana Mixed Nut and Espresso Smoothie
 
Void of any added sugar if you so desire, this smoothie is rich and the perfect morning jolt without a sugar crash later.
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Recipe Type: Beverage
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 400 grams of frozen sliced bananas
  • 2½ heaped tablespoons of mixed nut (almond, hazelnut, cashew) butter
  • 2 shots of espresso (Substitute: 1¼ tablespoons of espresso powder)
  • 1½ cups of milk
  • 7-10 ice cubes, depending on the size
  • Honey to sweeten, optional (I did not use any so will be unable to give a measure.)
Instructions
  1. Blend, espresso, bananas, milk, mixed nut butter and ice.
  2. Serve.

 

Sarah Khanna

Sarah Khanna

Sarah Khanna is the half-Egyptian, half-Indian author behind Buttered-up.com who quit her Cairene career in advertising to become a full time cook, writer and photographer in Kuala Lumpur. She is also a weekly food columnist for the Daily News Egypt where she critiques Arab food culture. Raised as a hotel brat, Sarah has moved frequently but considers Egypt to be her real home. She loves butter and knives and shudders at the sight of canned tuna.

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