Strawberry, Basil, and Tahini Smoothie

Why spend on a store-bought strawberry smoothie when our homemade version is ready in just 6 minutes? Basil and tahini give this refreshing beverage an extra layer of flavor!

Preparation time: 6 minutes

Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 16 ounces


1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon tahini
1 large handful spinach
3 large basil leaves
2 medium ripe bananas
2 1/2 cups frozen whole strawberries


1. Place all ingredients in the order listed in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into glasses, garnish if desired, and enjoy.

Note: Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer (in freezer-safe containers) for up to two months; thaw overnight in the refrigerator as needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving:
Calories: 230
Protein: 5 g
Total fat: 6.4 g
Saturated fat: .8 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 109.4 mg
Dietary fiber: 8.4 g

Susan Ojanen is an integrative nutrition coach in Bristol, Tennessee, and owner of She is passionate about helping clients worldwide achieve their health goals by creating sensible and maintainable lifestyle changes.

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