Almond Butter & Cacao Recovery Smoothie Recipe

Last Update: September 27, 2022

Reward your muscles after a tough workout with a delicious smoothie to help you refuel and recover. The short ingredient list (think dates, cacao, spirulina, and powdered almond butter) means a stocked pantry is all you need to make this drink on repeat.

Almond Butter & Cacao Recovery Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 5 minutes


1 frozen banana
4 to 5 dates, pitted
1 cup coconut water
2 tablespoons cacao powder
1 tablespoon Barney Butter Powdered Almond Butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon spirulina


Place all ingredients a blender and purée until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve.

Recipe credit: Angela Gaines

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Nicole Gulotta

Nicole Gulotta is a writer, author, and tea enthusiast.

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