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Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds

Banana Smoothie with Nuts and Seeds

Servings 1 serving
Author Brandon Matzek


  • 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.