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Last updated: July 30, 2020
Smoothies are a great way to get some nutrition in, while at the same time giving yourself a delicious treat (or two) every day. I have been making my own smoothie recipes ever since I discovered how convenient smoothies are, as well as enjoyable and nutritious.
When it comes to adding liquids, I often add almond milk, coconut milk, or just plain water. Sometimes I even add green tea to my smoothies!
I’ve been using (unsweetened) almond milk lately, as it has less calories than dairy milk and coconut milk, but it still makes my smoothies creamy and tasty. Plus, with almond milk, I find that my smoothies are lighter and it brings out the flavors of the other ingredients better.
In this article I am going to share with you 7 delicious almond milk smoothie recipes that I hope you will enjoy as much as I do.
9 Delicious Smoothies With Almond Milk
Here they are, in no particular order, 7 tasty smoothies with almond milk.
Check these recipes out, try them yourself, and feel free to mix up the ingredients to suit your personal needs.
1. Peach Spinach Smoothie
This super healthy peach spinach smoothie works best during the warmer summer months, for me at least. Spinach is definitely one of favorite greens to add to my smoothies, because they blend so well with fruits and other vegetables.
Peaches and nectarines are also my favorite fruits to eat in summer because of their unique texture and refreshing flavors. So if I can combine spinach and peaches in one smoothie, with almond milk as the base liquid, I’m sold!
I personally love drinking this smoothie first thing in the morning. The peaches and banana mix really well with the spinach, and the taste overall is refreshing and energizing.
The small teaspoon of honey adds that little bit of sweetness that is so nice when drinking this as a breakfast replacement, especially with the small handful of almonds thrown in.
- 1 large cup fresh spinach leaves
- 1 large cup peach slices (fresh or frozen)
- 1 small banana
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 small handful of almonds (optional)
- 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional)
2. Dragon Fruit Blueberry Smoothie With Almond Milk
Dragon fruit is my favorite tropical fruit, and if I do happen to find them in the grocery store, I make sure I buy a few of them.
In this particular dragon fruit smoothie recipe, I am mixing blueberries, bananas and dragon fruit into one ridiculously delicious drink.
The extra ginger and mint make this almond milk smoothie even better, with so many different flavors that work so well together. I personally don’t like the frozen dragon fruit packs, but if you can’t find fresh dragon fruit, then it’s a good alternative.
- 1 whole dragon fruit (fresh)
- 1 small cup blueberries
- 1 banana (fresh or frozen)
- 1 tsp grated ginger
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 small cup ice cubes
- 1 mint leaf (garnish, optional)
3. Delicious Dairy Free Mango Smoothie
Just writing about this mango smoothie alone makes me want to make another one right now. I like this smoothie recipe because it is so simple yet it’s packed with lots of nutrients.
This super delicious smoothie recipe contains one cup unsweetened almond milk, which carries the flavors of the sweet fruits very well. The flax and chia seeds add extr nutrients that complement the fruits nicely.
You can find this dairy free mango smoothie recipe over at The Wooden Skillet.
- 1 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
- 1/2 cup plain dairy free yogurt
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tsp ground flax
- 2 tsp chia seeds
- 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
4. Berry Orange Smoothie With Almond Milk
This smoothie reminds me of Fall somehow, perhaps because it’s meant to boost your immunity.
The unique mix of strawberries, cranberries and orange juice works surprisingly well and will give you a ton of vitamin C when you most need it.
This recipe also includes one banana, a bit of lemon juice, a teaspoon of honey, and, of course, 4 oz worth of unsweetened almond milk. It’s a great mix that tastes absolutely fantastic.
You can find this berry orange smoothie recipe over at Cotter Crunch.
- 10 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
- 1 cup frozen cranberries
- 1/2 cup strawberries
- 4 oz unsweetened almond milk
- 1 small banana
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp honey or maple syrup
5. Glowing Green Smoothie
The healthiest of smoothies are green smoothies, or so they say. I love this smoothie recipe because it has ingredients like avocado and spinach balanced with sweet and zesty pineapple.
Using almond milk for this recipe instead of other creamier liquids makes so much sense since the avocado already provides the richness and creaminess.
After drinking a serving of this glowing green smoothie, you will feel and know that you had something very healthy and nutritious.
You can find this glowing green smoothie recipe with almond milk over at FeelGoodFoodie.
- 2 1/2 cups almond milk
- 2 cups spinach
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 cup pineapple chunks frozen
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
6. Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie With Almond Milk
The flavor combination in this smoothie is phenomenal. Strawberry and pineapple go so well together, with just the right balance of sweet and zest.
I also appreciate that it just gives you the basic ingredients, leaving others as optional. You can choose to add your supplements to customize your own thirst-quenching recipe.
I can certainly imagine myself drinking this strawberry pineapple smoothie with almond milk while relaxing on the beach, can you?
You can find this simple yet delicious smoothie recipe over at Gluten-Free Palate.
- 8 oz vanilla almond milk
- 2 cups frozen strawberries
- 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)
- 1 scoop collagen (optional)
- a splash of vanilla extract (optional)
- a splash of lemon juice (optional)
7. Creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie
This smoothie recipe intrigued me when I first saw it, as I wasn’t so sure if I read it right. But as I looked closely at the ingredients, I was inspired to try it.
The flavor combos are just what you would expect from a classic carrot cake but without baking. It is practically a liquid cake, and I loved how it turned out.
I find that this rather unique smoothie is perfect as breakfast to start your day right, or otheriwse it will works well as a filling mid-afternoon snack.
You can find this creamy carrot cake smoothie recipe over at Minimalist Baker.
- 1 large ripe frozen banana
- 1 small carrot
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp fresh minced or grated ginger
- 1 healthy pinch ground nutmeg
- 1 cup almond milk
8. Blueberry Almond Milk Smoothie
This recipe is packed with different flavors, with a big emphasis on almonds. And since I’m a huge fan of almonds, this smoothie recipe is one I had to try.
The antioxidants from blueberries combined with vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats from almonds make this smoothie a great way to start my day.
The sweetness of the berries, the solid almonds, and the creamy almond milk work very well together. And when you add the almond butter, the mape syrup and the protein powder, you have yourself quite a nutritious meal.
You can find this blueberry almond milk smoothie recipe over at Whole Food Bellies.
- 2 cups frozen blueberries
- 2 tbsp almond butter
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tsp protein powder
- extra blueberries and some granola to serve
9. Chocolate Banana Smoothie
This list of almond milk smoothie recipes wouldn’t be complete without a chocolate smoothie. As you may already know, I do love healthy chocolate smoothies every now and then!
Chocolate and banana will always be one of my favorite flavor combinations. Unsweetened cocoa powder, which is what this recipe calls for, is packed with minerals and antioxidants.
Overall, this smoothie drink is so decadent that you will almost forget that it is also healthy and good for you, especially with all the extra ingredients added in.
You can find this chocolate banana smoothie recipe over at FiveHeartHome.
- 1/2 cup oats
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- 2 bananas
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 3 tbsp creamy almond butter
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract
Hopefully you’ve found a couple of almond milk smoothies that you want to try out. As mentioned, you can play with the ingredients, because everyone has different taste buds.
If you’d like to try even more smoothie recipes, you will find some great ideas in these articles:
- Powerful Greek yogurt smoothie recipes
- Smoothie recipes ideal for breakfast
- Creamy avocado smoothie recipes
- Tasty tropical smoothies