Cinnamon Banana Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free)


Ani Phyo, the founder and executive chef of Smart Monkey Foods was kind enough to offer a few recipes.  Many more are on the way as Ani is preparing an “UNcookbook”, which is slated for release in April 2007.

Serves: 2


  • 1/3 cup almonds, soaked for 8 hours, rinse  well
  • 2 bananas
  • 1/4 cup dates, pitted
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups  water


Place all ingredients in your blender. Blend until smooth.

Serving suggestion: add 1 cup of ice and blend 10 seconds just before  serving.


About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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