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!

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Maya Visnyei
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
15 min


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


  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
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 5 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 92 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 1 g

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