Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk

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Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5 Mins

Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk

Are you a smoothie fan? Have you tried out all the possible varieties of smoothies out there and keep looking forward to trying something more interesting?

Then, think no further and keep reading, because you have reached the right place! Here we discuss how you can prepare Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk.

raspberry smoothie with almond milk

Smoothies are the perfect option for a busy morning. A raspberry smoothie is going to make you go crazy if you are a sour and tangy flavor lover like me! In fact, there are so many variants of a raspberry smoothie that would make you go bonkers!

Well, if you are still reading and not so much a smoothie lover, then, guess what, I have got news for you too!

The primary reason why people are often hesitant to try out smoothies is that they associate smoothies to be boring, bland tasting drinks which benefit only to those who watch their diet or workout often. Well, try out this special raspberry smoothie to find out what you have missed out all this time. Believe me, with the almond milk raspberry mix, this amazing smoothie tastes almost like ice cream rather than a power drink!

This dairy-free smoothie has won many vegan hearts and is still continuing to, all because of the other main ingredient in this super tasty smoothie, Almond milk.

Being a plant-based alternative for dairy milk or cow’s milk, almond milk is widely accepted by vegans and also people aspiring to be vegans. In fact, it can be chosen by anyone you want to consume a low calorie and low-fat liquid base to go with smoothies.

The zesty taste of the raspberry, and the nutty flavor of the almond milk along with the sweetness of the banana is an amazing drink which is delicious and nutritious at the same time. The soothing taste of the yogurt gives a heavenly twist to the berry drink.

The creamy sweetness of the almond milk forms the base for a lot of other smoothies; with berries or not.

The most interesting fact about Almond milk is that you can prepare it at home. Yes, you heard that right! Keeping apart the disadvantages of time consumption and the effort that goes into it, preparing your own almond milk at home gives the bonus of making it organic and satisfying as ever.

Almond milk is a great alternative to dairy milk and also accentuates the nutty flavor in all recipes or even when consumed on its own. When prepared at home, it is much cheaper and healthier than any store brought version.

How to Prepare Almond milk at home?

Homemade almond milk is always cheaper and healthier than any store bought one. It is pretty easy to make and gives quite a generous portion from a moderate number of almonds.

almond milkIngredients

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 4 cups of water

Instructions

Step 1- Soak the almonds for 8 to 12 hours, or overnight

Step 2- rinse and peel off the skin

Step 3- Blend almonds with the water until smooth

Step – Strain over a muslin cloth

So much for the recipe to a distinctive and unique smoothie.

It goes without saying that like all other smoothies, you can definitely try other variations of this raspberry smoothie. Read along and I will give you more ideas to experiment with raspberries and almond milk.

What Other Smoothies Can You Make With Raspberries And Almond Milk?

Both the ingredients have so many nutrient based benefits that it has led to the creation of many varieties of drinks.

Go ahead, get your creative juices flowing and guess what? You could be surprised every time you come up with a new invention. In fact, it is super easy to slide in a few “greens” like spinach, kale or even broccoli into any raspberry based smoothie, that it could easily make through into even the diet of a kid who’s a picky eater!

Also, you could try adding other super ingredients like chia seed or flax seeds to get that extra nutrition from your morning breakfast.

If you’re an avid lover of almond milk, like me (who’s been literally addicted to it ever since I tried it), I would highly recommend adding your protein powder, especially a vanilla flavored one to your smoothie. It is just a perfect combination.

Pure vegans can absolutely leave out the yogurt in the recipe and have the yogurt free version with no less taste than the original version. Here we also discuss other homemade Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk which is easy to prepare.

Raspberry Banana Smoothie

This flavorful smoothie is easy to make and is kid friendly too! Indulge in this creamy tangy delicacy as breakfast, snack or dessert.

Raspberry Banana SmoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup raspberry (frozen if needed cold)
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 2 tbsp honey/maple syrup

Instructions

Step 1- Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy

Replace the bananas with apples and you get an excellent blend of frozen raspberry and apple which when prepared a little slurpy can be savored with a straw; a great option for a grab to go drink!

You can also replace the banana with avocado to get a protein-packed power drink that also tastes yum!

Another advantage of smoothies, in general, is that you can add quite a variety of superfoods in your diet even without actually tasting it as it is.

Raspberry Chia Seeds Smoothie

This super-rich drink is definitely a power booster, especially serving as a perfect post workout meal!

raspberry chia seeds smoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup of frozen raspberries.
  • 3/4 cup apple juice.
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt.
  • 1 banana.
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds.
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional)

Instructions

Step 1- Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy

Chia seeds like any other superfood contain a whole load of proteins and nutrients, with very fewer calories. It has a lot of antioxidants, fiber and is high on omega 3 fatty acids. It aids in weight loss and is very good for your skin and hair.

If you really miss the tropical taste in smoothies, then I suggest you add coconut milk instead of almond milk and get a wonderful tropical tasting berry smoothie. You can also add mango for that extra effect.

 

Berry Coconut Smoothie

This amazingly delicious smoothie is a dairy-free version and is fully fruit based. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, it is great to have as a midday snack.

berry coconut smoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup raspberry (frozen if needed cold)
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 cup cubed fresh or frozen mango
  • 2 tbsp honey/maple syrup

Instructions

Step 1- Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy

Speaking of berries, there are quite a lot of berries that you might want to add to your smoothie or even replace the raspberry in the original recipe. Strawberries, blackberries or blueberries could also make a great substitute for the raspberry and would give different tastes on its own.

Add a dash of lemon juice to any berry of your choice. Blend it up. Or you could even freeze it to make ice lollies to savor on a hot summer day!

People who follow a keto diet usually consume food that is low carb which burns fat easily. And they are always on the lookout for fruits that contain the least amount of sugar. Berries are a great option because they contain less sugar than their large and medium-sized counterparts.

So, if you are a person who watches a ketogenic diet, go ahead and try out smoothies with berries and avocado. I am sure you must have got a few ideas to try out from this article.

You could also incorporate berries into your green smoothies. That could obviously give a tangy twist to your otherwise bland and boring green smoothies. Green smoothies usually make for a nutritious and vitamin-packed breakfast but are seldom fun to have. Admit it! Add berries to it, and you would thank me for the tangy and interesting spin. Add almond milk to it and turns out to be an interesting blend which is nutritious and delicious at the same time.

Making a good smoothie won’t be possible without a good Blender, so I suggest you get yourself a high quality and good Blender.

In essence, it is all about having fun while making and drinking a smoothie. You might also have a go at the Red Detox Smoothie which is also highly nutritious and tastes great.

 

Ingredients

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Instructions

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  • Add all the ingredients in the blender. This is the first step for preparation of Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk
  • Blend till creamy and smooth
  • Serve cold with a garnish

Notes

Raspberry Smoothie With Almond Milk

This dairy-free tangy flavorful smoothie makes for a perfect breakfast or a snack on a busy day.  Packed with proteins and nutrients, this amazing drink also satisfies your post-workout hunger pang.

The recipe is super simple and easy to follow, giving you all the right reasons to try it out.

It’s one of the most simple and easy among smoothies, that even a beginner in cooking can prepare it with ease within five minutes in a regular blender.

Well, if that isn’t enough motivation, then read along to understand the benefits of this raspberry almond drink.

Why make this raspberry almond milk smoothie?

  • This delicious drink is very refreshing to have as a breakfast or a snack. It keeps you full for a longer period of time, avoiding the risk of having a midday meal or snacks. That, of course, results in weight loss.
  • This raspberry almond milk smoothie is a perfect stamina booster and gives immediate energy after a rigorous workout. A generous blend of the smoothie makes an ideal serving for a post-workout meal. In fact, the drink is so tempting, that you would look forward to the workout, just for the drink that follows!
  • If you keep track of the calories that you consume with every meal or snack, then this low-calorie low carb smoothie could easily make it to your favorites list. A serving for one contains less than 250 calories yet, is packed with enough proteins and antioxidants to keep you energized till lunch.
  • This delicious smoothie could pass for the classic ice cream taste, that you could just sit back and enjoy it as a dessert, without any guilt of course!
  • This raspberry smoothie is one that fits into the diet of a person following a ketogenic diet. Berries being a low carb fruit helps lowering blood sugar. So, keep the berries in moderation and try out the different keto friendly versions of the smoothie.
  • Considering the immense health and beauty benefits that you can gain from raspberries and almond milk; I suggest you check out the wide variety of smoothies you could get out of the blend of both.
  • RASPBERRIES give a sharp tangy taste to all your dishes, especially smoothies, tantalizing your taste buds. It is the perfect additive to a dish that lacks the zest and sourness that you long for. They are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that give you fascinating health and beauty benefits.

Raspberries lower the risk of cancer and aids weight loss.  It also has anti-aging properties leaving you looking fresh and young if consumed regularly. It has fascinating effects on your skin and hair.

  • Another main ingredient of the smoothie is the Greek yogurt is one of the most excellent sources of calcium and proteins. Also being a probiotic, the yogurt makes the smoothie extremely light on the stomach and helps in digestion. Greek yogurt lowers the risk of diabetes and blood pressure.
  • The rich and thick consistency of the yogurt gives the raspberry almond milk smoothie the thick texture. Well, if you don’t like your smoothies thick, then I recommend you add more ice cubes or increase the content of almond milk; making no difference to the taste of course.
  • ALMOND MILK is a healthy dairy-free alternative which is pretty much the trend nowadays. It is low in calories and helps in lowering cholesterol. Being high in Vitamin D and protein, it strengthens your bones and gives the energy that you need throughout the day. Almond milk is definitely a boon for those who suffer from lactose intolerance and digestive issues when consuming dairy milk or cow’s milk. Check out the best quiet blenders for making smoothies