Walnut Smoothie

Fast and Fun Meals
by Fast and Fun Meals
3 servings
15 min

Looking for a creamy and indulgent twist on a classic walnut smoothie? Look no further than this delicious walnut smoothie recipe! Made with walnuts, vanilla frozen yogurt, and a touch of maple syrup, this smoothie is a decadent treat that is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.

Walnuts are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce inflammation and support heart health. Plus, they add a delicious nutty flavor to this creamy and satisfying smoothie.

So grab your blender and get ready to whip up this tasty and nutritious treat!

creamy walnut smoothie with crushed walnuts on top

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What should you not mix in a smoothie?

While smoothies can be a healthy and delicious way to get a variety of nutrients, there are a few things that you should avoid mixing together to ensure that your smoothie is easy to digest and doesn’t lead to any unpleasant reactions. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  1. Don’t mix too many different types of fruit in one smoothie. While it can be tempting to throw in every type of fruit you have on hand, this can actually make your smoothie harder to digest and may lead to bloating or other digestive issues.
  2. Don’t mix dairy and acidic fruits. Dairy products like milk and yogurt can curdle when mixed with acidic fruits like citrus, pineapple, or kiwi. To avoid this, stick to either dairy or acidic fruits in your smoothie, but not both.
  3. Avoid mixing incompatible flavors. Some ingredients just don’t pair well together in terms of taste. For example, mixing strong-flavored veggies like kale or spinach with sweet fruits like bananas or mangoes can create an unappetizing flavor combination.

By keeping these tips in mind, you can create a delicious and nutritious smoothie that is easy to digest and free from unpleasant side effects.

How to make walnut smoothie recipe

This creamy and delicious walnut smoothie recipe makes enough for three servings. To make the smoothie, simply place vanilla frozen yogurt (or maple walnut ice cream for an extra nutty flavor), milk, walnuts, vanilla extract and maple syrup into a blender and blend until smooth.

walnut smoothie with maple syrup and vanilla ice cream in a blender

Once the mixture is smooth, pour it into cups and garnish with some crushed walnuts.

Enjoy this tasty and satisfying smoothie as a snack or a dessert, and savor the rich and nutty flavors of walnuts paired with the sweetness of vanilla and maple syrup.

walnut smoothie recipe topped with crushed walnuts
Nuts that go well in smoothies

Nuts are a great addition to smoothies for their delicious taste and nutritional benefits. Here are five nuts that go well in smoothies:

  1. Walnuts: have a mild, nutty flavor that pairs well with fruits. Try adding some fruit in your walnut smoothie next time for a different variation!
  2. Almonds: are packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats and have a slightly sweet and nutty flavor.
  3. Cashews: have a creamy and buttery flavor that adds richness to smoothies.
  4. Pistachios: have a distinct flavor and a vibrant green color that can make your smoothie visually appealing.
  5. Hazelnuts: have a rich, nutty flavor that pairs well with chocolate and coffee. Adding nuts to your smoothie is an easy way to enhance the taste, texture, and nutrition of your drink.

Loved this walnut smoothie? Try these smoothie recipes

If you love quick breakfast ideas and smoothies then you have try these recipes. Smoothies are a great way to start your day, refuel after a workout, or enjoy as a refreshing snack. Plus, they are easy to make and can be customized to suit your taste preferences and nutritional needs. Here are some ideas for smoothies that you can try at home.

  • Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie
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  • Mango Pineapple Smoothie Bowl
  • Watermelon Smoothie Bowl
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Recipe details
  • 3  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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  • 2 cups of vanilla frozen yogurt
  • 2 cups of milk
  • ¼ cup of walnuts
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • Crushed walnuts to garnish

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into cups and garnish with walnuts.
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