Vanilla, Nuts & Flax Smoothie

Filed under: General Health, Nutrition, Recipes

As many of you know I have always been a fan of Dr. John Berardi and his Precision Nutrition system. His work and website are what got me into this industry in the first place!

Many of the smoothie recipes that I have come up with have utilized the recipes from Precision Nutrition, just modified BSP style.

One of my favorite Precision Nutrition smoothies is the Nuts & Flax shake. It is absolutely delicious. The problem is that it utilizes cottage cheese, which is a food I have limited and no longer encourage. I have modified this smoothie to meet my specifications, ie – be awesome.

BSP Vanilla, Nuts & Flax Smoothie

  • 6-8oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 6oz vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp milled flax seed
  • 2 tbsp almonds and pecans
  • cinnamon to taste
  • ice cubes if desired
  • Enjoy!

Give it a shot and let me know what you think. I will note that this smoothie is the rare exception that does not contain any fruits or vegetables, so I recommend having a serving of choice with it.

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Posted on February 10th, 2010 by Brian St. Pierre


  1. John Says:

    Brian- Keep up the great work, I love all of your recipes. My current favorite is the vanilla pumpkin pie smoothy.


  2. Felipe Carline Says:

    Thanks for that. My son has a terrible aversion to eating fruit for some reason, so I make it into smoothies for him and then he can’t get enough of it! I also found some great smoothie recipes here and thought I’d share – lots of other great ideas there.

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