Milk Allergic/Sensitive Recipes: Smoothies

With the loss of yogurt (soy is weird… coconut is waaaaay too expensive) and the death of my blender (it was junk anyhow), I thought I would never make a good smoothie again.  I was wrong. I constantly snack on my dairy-free smoothies. Derek even begs me to make them for him when he’s finished working in the yard.

Smoothie Base

  • Frozen Bananas (or Homemade Coconut Ice Cream for a more dessert like creation)
  • Honey to taste
  • Almond milk


  1. Whir the bananas in your food processor
  2. Add almond milk until it’s either a drinkable or spoonable smoothie (your choice)
  3. Add honey as desired for sweetness


  • Peanut Butter Banana (my personal favorite afternoon pick-me-up): Add a heaping spoonful of peanut butter.
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter: Add a heaping spoonful of peanut butter and a good shake of cocoa powder
  • Berry: Add a heaping hand full of your favorite berries.
  • Tropical: Add a heaping hand full of Dole’s Frozen Mixed Fruit avoiding all strawberries
  • Mango Blueberry: Omit the banana.  Add frozen Blueberries and Mango.  Go heavier on the mango than the blueberries.
  • Mango: Add some Mango.
  • Green Machine: Add an Avocado

I’m sure you can come up with tons of your own variations.  Enjoy!