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Coffee Smoothie with Dates, Banana and Cacao

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Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: banana smoothie, brunch, coffee
Servings: 1
Author: Alexandra Stafford


  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 3/4 cup leftover coffee
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or other nondairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • Handful of ice cubes
  • 2 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower
  • Pinch of sea salt, such as Maldon
  • Cacao nibs for sprinkling, optional


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Pour into a glass, and top with cacao nibs if you wish.


Alexandra (you can call her Ali) Stafford is best known for her popular food blog, Alexandra's Kitchen. You may also be familiar with her cookbook Bread Toast Crumbs or her Instagram feed @AlexandraCooks featuring mostly simple, always seasonal, delicious dishes.