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Almond Cup Smoothie GoodGirlGoneGreen #smoothie #almondmilk #realfoodNow, that I have mastered making almond butter and nut/seed butter cups in my high powered blender, I can’t stop creating different flavors and recipes in my kitchen. It has almost become an addiction.

One thing I enjoy daily is a nice refreshing smoothie. They are chocked full of vitamins and minerals my body needs and craves regularly. Since I am on an almond butter kick, you can guess where this recipes is going. This is where almond cup smoothie comes into play! Smooth and creamy and refined sugar-free. It is seriously the perfect and most simple smoothie to make. Just throw everything in your bender and voila. That easy.

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Almond Cup Smoothie

The Almond Cup Smoothie

Yield: 2 Cups



  1. Place the first five ingredients in your high powered blender and slowly add the water until everything blends together.

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38 Responses to Almond Cup Smoothie

  1. Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama February 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    This sounds pretty awesome! I’m going to have to start experimenting with almond recipes like this. I love almond milk!

    Thanks for linking up at the Green & Natural Mamas Linky!

    • Good Girl Gone Green February 28, 2012 at 12:37 am #

      I love almonds and they taste so good in everything and anything….well almost! :)

  2. Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry February 24, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    This smoothie looks so delicious and creamy!

  3. Kristahl Maaria February 24, 2012 at 6:38 pm #

    This looks incredibly tasty! And your almond butter looks great too!
    Keep up the yummy recipes!

  4. Deirdre @ Ladies Holiday February 24, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

    Creamy goodness.

  5. Small Footprints February 25, 2012 at 6:50 pm #

    Mmm … my mouth is seriously watering! I adore dates and the combination of almond & date flavors is making my head spin (in a good way). Thanks for sharing … I so want to try this recipe! :-)

    • Good Girl Gone Green February 28, 2012 at 12:38 am #

      I love dates, too! I put them in everything! Let me know if you try it!

  6. Debbie February 26, 2012 at 11:46 am #

    Looks and sounds delicious! I haven’t tried almond milk but every time I pass it in the supermarket, I see the carton and wonder. Now I’ll have to pick it up and try it.

    Stopping by from the Social Sunday hop

  7. Amy February 26, 2012 at 7:49 pm #

    Oh that sounds amazing! I want one 😀

  8. Kenya G. Johnson February 26, 2012 at 10:56 pm #

    Sound yummy. I tasted some Almond milk in Sams this weekend but I didn’t buy any. Now I want to go back. May I ask approx how many calories you think your recipe is for a serving?

    • Good Girl Gone Green February 28, 2012 at 12:39 am #

      No idea how many calories, but if I was going to guess probably 400. Again that is a big guess! :)

  9. claire February 27, 2012 at 7:36 am #

    Looks delicious thanks for sharing with us at Creative Mondays :)

  10. Cami February 28, 2012 at 12:02 am #

    Wow. This surely sounds DELICIOUS!!! I’ll have to try making my own almond butter – I’m afraid I’d mess it up. :X

    Thanks for linking up to Tasty Tuesday!!!

    • Good Girl Gone Green February 28, 2012 at 12:03 am #

      You can’t really mess it up. I thought the same thing, but I just let my food processor do the work! Enjoy!

  11. six sisters February 29, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    We loved having you join us at “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” We hope you’ll be back next week! -The Sisters

  12. Susan p March 2, 2012 at 7:44 pm #

    I’ve been making almond milk the hard way, blending & straining, this looks like I fantastic alternative, thanks for sharing!

    • Good Girl Gone Green March 3, 2012 at 11:54 pm #

      I hate the straining part – so messy! And you pretty much loose all the protein and that’s why I eat almonds in the first place. Enjoy! :)

  13. Emily @ Random Recycling March 2, 2012 at 10:01 pm #

    I love dates and never thought of adding them to smoothies. Awesome.

  14. Rebecca Watkins March 3, 2012 at 6:43 am #

    I love almond milk and have it daily in my smoothie- thanks for sharing this post with us at the Seasonal Celebration link up! Have a great weekend! Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network x

  15. Tanya March 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

    Finally got all the ingredients for this:-). Now to one day make home-made Almond butter and milk!

    • Good Girl Gone Green March 27, 2012 at 12:29 am #

      Let me know how you like it!

      • Tanya March 28, 2012 at 11:59 am #

        We loved it. I think I used a tad too much cocoa powder, and we had coconut water on hand so we used that. But I loved how the dates provided sweetness with no extra sugars. Mine was really dark brown, so I know I need to scale back on the cocoa next time. Really good though and filling:-). T

        • Good Girl Gone Green March 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

          Awesome. Glad you liked it! I find that the actual almond cups I made are so much better!

  16. hilde January 25, 2014 at 5:44 am #

    This looks really great, thanks for sharing! I just started making almond milk for smoothies, but I have no idea of what to do with all the pulp now adding up in my freezer. Any suggestions?

  17. Suzette March 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm #

    This looks so good but I have to wait until I get a high-powered blender before I can make this. :-( What is true cinnamon? Ceylon cinnamon?

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