Afternoon Pick-Me-Up (Coffee Smoothie)

MAKES: 4 (10-ounce/295-ml) servings | PREP TIME: 5 minutes


1 medium banana

1 cup (240 ml) brewed coffee, chilled

1 cup (240 ml) almond milk

½ cup (120 grams) almond butter

¼ cup (60 ml) maple syrup

4 cups (455 grams) crushed ice

unsweetened cocoa powder, for garnish (optional)

shaved dark chocolate, for garnish (optional)


Place all the ingredients except the ice in a blender and blend until smooth. Add the crushed ice and blend once more until thick. Garnish with a dusting of cocoa powder and shaved dark chocolate and serve immediately.