Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds

Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds Almonds, pepitas, sunflower seeds and flaxseeds are blended with almond milk, bananas, honey, vanilla, almond butter and ground turmeric.  The smoothie is then finished with a dusting of fresh nutmeg.  It’s incredibly healthy.  And incredibly tasty.

Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseeds
  • 8 almonds
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons almond butter
  • 3 ice cubes
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, to garnish
  1. The evening before you plan on making this smoothie, set the banana on a small plate in the freezer. Add pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and flaxseeds to a small bowl and cover with water. Let sit at room temperature overnight.
  2. Drain seeds and transfer to a blender. Add frozen banana, almonds, almond milk, vanilla, turmeric, honey, almond butter and ice, blending until smooth.
  3. Pour smoothie in a large glass and finish with a dusting of grated nutmeg.

This Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds is part of my Paleo Recipes: Week of March 4 article.  Check it out here!