With school starting soon, you may be looking for some new, quick, delicious breakfast ideas to satisfy everyone in the family. Try this Banana Cacao Almond Smoothie. It’s full of great ingredients that you (and your kids) will love! Plus it’s a breeze to put together. All of the spices can be purchased at Savory Spice Shop in downtown Franklin.


3 1/2 oz. tofu (about a quarter of a block)
1 banana
1/2 cup almond milk
2 Tbsp. almond butter
2 Tbsp. maple syrup
1 Tbsp. Organic Raw Cacao Powder
1/4 tsp. Ground Saigon Cassia Cinnamon
Pinch Grey Sea Salt
Pinch Cayenne Pepper to taste
Handful ice


Customize your smoothie by adjusting the spices and maple syrup to your taste.


Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with sliced almonds on top or with a slice of banana on the side for a unique garnish.


1 serving

Thanks To Savory Spice Test Kitchen


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Andrea Hinds
Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.