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Energy-Boosting Hazelnutty Banana Smoothie Recipe

Hazelnut Banana Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a recipe from gut health expert Dr. Vincent Pedre’s The GutSMART Protocol. The gut plays a powerful role in whole-body health and this delicious smoothie will will brighten your mornings!


  • 2/3 cup almond milk (carrageenan-free, unsweetened)
  • 1 teaspoon rice malt syrup or allulose
  • 1/2 teaspoon alcohol-free vanilla flavoring
  • 4 teaspoons almond butter
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts, chopped, plus 1 chopped hazelnut for garnishing
  • 2 Brazil nuts
  • 1 frozen banana, cut into chunks


Step 1

Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with the reserved chopped hazelnut. 

Yields 1 serving