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Almond Butter Cup Smoothie
Almond Butter Cup Smoothie Photo courtesy of Nicole Perry

We’re no strangers to the cleansing powers of a raw, cold-pressed juice (thank you for calling our skin “luminous”). But sometimes we need something more substantial. New York City’s Juice Press whips up superfood smoothies like this lightly sweetened almond butter and cocoa combo that tastes like dessert but is filling enough to stand in as breakfast.

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Recipe adapted from Daniel Sage, Juice Press, New York City

Makes 1 (16-ounce) smoothie

1 medium frozen banana

½ cup ice

2 tablespoons almond butter

2 teaspoons cocoa powder

⅛ teaspoon cinnamon

½ cup almond milk

2 tablespoons agave syrup

1. In a blender, combine the banana with the ice, almond butter, cocoa powder, cinnamon, almond milk and agave syrup.

2. Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds. Transfer the smoothie to a tall glass and serve immediately.

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