almond butter bliss smoothie to boost breast milk and support muscle recovery

If you love almonds, you’re in for a real treat! This smoothie is turbo blasted with protein—perfect for a post-workout recovery snack. Plus, it has all the vitamins and minerals that make almonds such a healthy snack. Fun fact about almonds: they rank high on the satiety index (1), which means they help you feel full longer (2).  

This recipe was originally created for Mama Love Chocolate Protein, which is no longer in production. Looking for a great alternative? For a similar taste and consistency, try using a high-quality, plant-based protein powder made from yellow peas, like Naked Pea Chocolate Pea Protein Powder


  • 1 serving Plant-based Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1/2 Banana, peeled
  • 1 tbsp. Almond Butter
  • 1 cup Almond Milk, unsweetened


Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Add ice cubes for a thicker smoothie, or more almond milk if you prefer a thinner one. Serve cold.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 1

Calories 343 

 Amount per Serving% Daily Value
Total Fat14.6g4%
Saturated Fat1.3g5%
Total Carbohydrate31g10%
Dietary Fiber8.1g27%
Total Sugars7.9g 
Vitamin A 16%
Vitamin C 9%
Vitamin D 25%
Calcium 42%
Iron 32%
Potassium 16%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  1. Holt, S H et al. “A satiety index of common foods.” European journal of clinical nutrition 49,9 (1995): 675-90.
  2. Hull, Sarah et al. “A mid-morning snack of almonds generates satiety and appropriate adjustment of subsequent food intake in healthy women.” European journal of nutrition 54,5 (2015): 803-10. doi:10.1007/s00394-014-0759-z

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