Almond Date Smoothie Recipe

A Vitamix just entered our world and it’s pretty much a life changer. My parents gifted us an early anniversary present and we have used it every single day since. I had just a few minutes one day last week to whip up something for lunch between clients and after searching in the fridge and pantry, here’s what I ended up with:

1 cup almond milk


raw almonds

1 banana

1 heaping tablespoon of sunflower seed butter

a few pitted medjool dates

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The Vitamix has it’s own smoothie button so you don’t even have to start and stop, no need for shaking or mixing while it’s blending. I just placed all the ingredients in the blender, switched to smoothie mode and it’s done. FYI, the ice is supposed to go in the pitcher first, which I discovered after I poured all the ingredients in. 

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It honestly tasted like a dessert shake, not lunch. But full of protein. It was absolutely delicious and the perfect quick lunch I needed this day. The consistency was smooth, not gritty at all. Everything you've heard about this machine, it’s true.

Do you have any favorite smoothie recipes?