Almond Butter Cold Brew Smoothie

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A cold brew smoothie to start your day is the perfect way to get your caffeine fix.
My morning routine starts with a piping hot cup of strong coffee with lots of milk. But if you remember from July, I have kind of been on a cold brew kick. It’s been so hot and humid here lately that sometimes an ice-cold coffee is welcome. Even in the morning.
cold brew smoothie
And cold brew is easy to make and always ready — you don’t need any special equipment. If you have a jar and a strainer, you’re ready.
If you want to skip the straining step, this is a perfect option that’s inexpensive and works well. What I like about this is I don’t have to measure my coffee grounds — I just fill it up and add water and I’m good to go.
I typically drink my cold brew with lots of cream. Sometimes I’ll add sweetener, but strong and creamy is my go-to.
But there are other ways to use it, like this cold brew smoothie with almond butter, oats, and a banana. For an extra special smoothie, I added a chocolate chip Lara bar. You can certainly skip that if you want, or try smoothie bombs. These are perfect in smoothies like this.
I have used frozen bananas and ice in this, and it’s much more flavorful with frozen bananas. To freeze, slice and lay on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Pop in the freezer for an hour or two, remove, and transfer to a freezer-safe container — I use a freezer bag, and they’re always ready to go.
I like this because, on a busy day, I can get started with my coffee and breakfast all in one go. It’s also sweet and creamy, which is perfect with extra strong cold brew.
cold brew smoothie
cold brew smoothie

Almond Butter Cold Brew Smoothie

This sweet and creamy cold brew smoothie is perfect for busy mornings when you’re pressed for time.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 1
Calories 306 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup cold brew
  • 1/4 cup oat milk
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 frozen sliced banana
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 Lara bar any flavor, optional

Instructions
 

  • Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If using the Lara bar, break it into pieces before adding.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 10gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gSodium: 32mgPotassium: 345mgFiber: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 123IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 208mgIron: 2mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. View full nutrition disclousre.
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