Morning-Energizing Smoothie

If you're not on a regular schedule, both chicory root and prunes might be just what the doctor ordered. Chicory root has been shown to increase intestinal bacteria – which aids digestion – and prunes are more effective than fiber supplements!
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
176
MorningEnergizingSmoothie_Article
  • Duration
  • Cook Time
  • Prep Time
  • 2Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp chicory root instant coffee substitute (TRY: [url href="http://www.amazon.com/Pero-Instant-Natural-Beverage-Canisters/dp/B000ESLJ6C"]Pero Instant Natural Beverage[/url])
  • 3 pitted prunes
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tsp natural unsweetened almond butter
  • 6 ice cubes

Preparation

  1. To a small heat-proof bowl, add chicory, prunes and 1 cup boiling water. Let soak for 10 minutes, until prunes are softened. Transfer mixture (including liquid) to a blender. Add almond milk and almond butter and blend. Gradually add ice to desired consistency.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 157
  • Carbohydrate Content: 20 g
  • Fat Content: 5 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 92 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g
  • Trans Fat Content: 1 g