Cinnamon Coffee Smoothies

By | August 23, 2016

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Cinnamon Coffee Smoothies

Happy Christmas Eve!

For this post, I had originally planned to do a cinnamon roll recipe to recreate all of my warm and cozy Christmas morning memories. Obviously – I didn’t get to it. Plan B was to make a cinnamon roll smoothie – all of the goodness of cinnamon rolls but in a healthier format. But then I realized, who am I kidding? A smoothie will never be a cinnamon roll, so instead, I’m sharing the yummy coffee-spiked smoothie that we’ve been making all week and really enjoying. It’s creamy and filling and it won’t leave you with that carb/sugar overload feeling. What it will leave you with is more energy for opening presents and it’ll make you feel better about having a cocktail and a few cookies later in the day!


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Happy Holidays, friends & Smoothie Cheers!

Cinnamon Coffee Smoothies

 

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons espresso or strong coffee
  • 4 ice cubes
  • ¾ cup almond milk, more as needed to blend
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 heaping tablespoon maca powder, optional*
  • 1 heaping tablespoon vanilla protein powder, optional*
  • 1 medjool date or sweetener of your choice, optional
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more almond milk, as needed.

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This recipe was inspired by the Winter Smoothie on The Fresh Exchange.

Milk Glasses from Anthropologie.



If you make this, let us see! Tag your photo with #loveandlemons on Instagram.


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