9 Recipes for Delicious Almond Milk Smoothies

Last updated: March 14, 2024

Nine recipes for delicious almond milk smoothies, packed with lots of nutrients and different flavors, that you can drink any time of day.

When adding liquids to smoothies, I often opt for almond milk, coconut milk, or plain water. Sometimes, I even add green tea in smoothies, ideally in the morning as a coffee replacement.

I’ve been focussing on (unsweetened) almond milk lately, as it has fewer calories than dairy milk and coconut milk, but it still makes my smoothies creamy and tasty. Plus, with almond milk, my smoothies are lighter while still bringing out the flavors of the other ingredients better.

In this article, I am going to share nine delicious almond milk smoothie recipes. Try some of them yourself, and feel free to mix the ingredients to suit your taste preferences.

1. Dairy Free Mango Smoothie

Dairy free mango smoothie
Dairy free mango smoothie (photo: The Wooden Skillet)

Just writing about this mango smoothie alone makes me want to make another one right now. I like this smoothie recipe because it is simple yet packed with nutrients, and offers all the right flavors.

This super delicious smoothie recipe contains one cup of unsweetened almond milk, which carries the flavors of the sweet fruits very well. The flax and chia seeds add extra 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

2. Glowing Green Smoothie

Glowing green smoothie
Glowing green smoothie (photo: FeelGoodFoodie)

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 provides more than enough richness and creaminess.

After drinking a serving of this glowing green smoothie, you will know and feel that you just had something filling 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

3. Peach Spinach Smoothie With Almond Milk

Peach spinach smoothie with almond milk
Peach spinach smoothie with almond milk

This super tasty peach spinach smoothie works best during the warmer summer months, for me at least. Spinach is one of my favorite greens to add to my smoothies because it blends 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 well with the spinach, and the overall taste is refreshing and energizing.

The small teaspoon of honey adds a 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)

4. Creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie

Creamy carrot cake smoothie
Creamy carrot cake smoothie (photo: Minimalist Baker)

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 unique smoothie is perfect as breakfast to start your day right, or otherwise, it can work 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

5. Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie With Almond Milk

Strawberry pineapple smoothie with almond milk
Strawberry pineapple smoothie with almond milk (photo: Gluten-Free Palate)

The flavor combination in this smoothie is phenomenal. Strawberry and pineapple work well together, with just the right balance of sweetness and zest.

I appreciate that it just gives you the basic ingredients, leaving others optional. You can choose to add your supplements to customize your own thirst-quenching recipe.

Can you imagine myself drinking this strawberry pineapple smoothie with almond milk while relaxing on the beach?

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)

6. Dragon Fruit Blueberry Smoothie

Dragon fruit blueberry smoothie
Dragon fruit blueberry smoothie

Dragon fruit is my favorite tropical fruit, and if I do happen to find it in the grocery store, I make sure I buy a few.

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’m not too fond of the frozen dragon fruit packs, but it’s a good alternative if you can’t find fresh dragon fruit.



  • 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)

7. Berry Orange Smoothie With Almond Milk

Berry orange smoothie with almond milk
Berry orange smoothie with almond milk (photo: Cotter Crunch)

Somehow, this smoothie reminds me of the start of Fall, 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 4 oz worth of unsweetened almond milk. It’s a great mix that tastes 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

8. Blueberry Almond Milk Smoothie

Blueberry almond milk smoothie
Blueberry almond milk smoothie (photo: Whole Food Bellies)

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 solidness of the almonds, and the creaminess of the almond milk work very well together. And when you add the almond butter, the maple syrup, and the protein powder, you will have a nice, 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

Chocolate banana smoothie
Chocolate banana smoothie (photo: FiveHeartHome)

This list of almond milk smoothie recipes wouldn’t be complete without a chocolate smoothie. As you may already know, I do love chocolate smoothies, especially in the morning.

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 nutritious 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 been able to find a couple of almond milk smoothies you want to try. Of course, you can play around with the ingredients, because everyone has different preferences.

If you’d like to try even more smoothie recipes, you will find some great ideas in these articles:

Happy blending!


9 Delicious almond milk smoothies

Donna Harrison

My name is Donna Harrison, and I created this blog because I am passionate about discovering new foods and learning everything about them. I am also a bit of a smoothie fanatic, and I try to document all my favorite smoothies and other recipes here on Healthy Food Tribe, in addition to recommendations and reviews of my favorite kitchen tools.

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