4 Different Colored Tahini Smoothies June 28, 2018

by Eat

Rumor on the street is that ground sesame seeds are making their way into smoothies, so we had to taste it for ourselves. The verdict? We’ll let the recipes for these four different colored tahini smoothies speak for themselves…

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Think sesame seeds are only destined for a life on bagels? Think again. When you grind ’em up, these tiny wonders magically transform into a thick, nutrient-packed spread called tahini. You’ve likely already seen it in hummus, and maybe even in salad dressings. But today, we’re talking smoothies. Because what most people don’t realize is that tahini also happens to lend an irresistible creaminess to your favorite fruit and veggie blends.

1. Pink Tahini Smoothie

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Banana and tahini work double duty to make this pretty-in-pink smoothie extra creamy.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1/2 Cup Raspberries
  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend, blend blend! Add more almond milk if too thick.

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2. Yellow Tahini Smoothie

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Is it just us, or does the combo of mango and pineapple taste like sunshine? Now all that’s missing is a mini umbrella.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Fresh or Frozen Mango
  • 1/2 Cup Pineapple
  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend, blend blend! Add more almond milk if too thick.

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3. Green Tahini Smoothie

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Avocado’s claim to fame may be the infamous toast, but smoothies are a close and very delicious second.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 Cup Spinach
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend, blend blend! Add more almond milk if too thick.

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4. White Tahini Smoothie

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Peanut butter + banana = perfection. It’s as simple as that.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Banana
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend, blend blend! Add more almond milk if too thick.

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There ya have it, folks. For more healthy smoothie inspiration, check out this tumeric and mango recipe.

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2 comments

Ashley says:

These look great! Any nutritional information? (calofies, etc)

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Yes, absolutely! Each smoothie serves 2. The nutritional information listed below is per person.

White Tahini Smoothie:
Calories: 343
Sugar: 8.6 grams
Protein: 10.7 g

Pink Tahini Smoothie
Calories: 231
Sugar: 4.9 g
Protein: 6.5g

Green Tahini Smoothie
Calories: 287 (a bit higher due to the healthy fats from the avocado! But this one has double the fiber)
Sugar: 8.8g
Protein: 7 g

Yellow Tahini Smoothie
Calories: 245.5
Sugar: 10.3g
Protein: 6.6g

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