Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie

This popular American dessert is the perfect starting point to spin-off a healthy, plant-based, antioxidant-rich smoothie. Forget the white cake, whipped cream and loads of sugar, fat and calories and welcome a creamy, delicious, fiber-rich, protein-packed nutrient-dense breakfast or afternoon snack.

  • Strawberries are loaded with antioxidants.
  • Vitamin C for supporting healthy skin and immunity
  • Anthocyanin, the famous phenolic-based phytonutrient, also found in blueberries
  • Lycopene, the reddish pigment-based carotenoid, connected to reducing risk for prostate cancer
  • Ellagic-acid, linked to helping reduce cancer risk


  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup cashew butter
  • ¼ cup rolled oats (GF)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Garnish: cashews, oats


  1. Add all ingredients to blender and blend on high for 45 – 60 seconds until smooth.
  2. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with cashews and oats for an extra crunch.


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 1

Serving Size: 16 - 18 oz (500 ml)


  • Cashew butter – almond butter
  • Oats – hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds
  • Almond milk – cashew milk, hemp milk, other non-dairy milks, unsweetened
  • Honey – dates, banana

Calories: 440

Fat: 19g

Trans Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 190mg

Carbohydrates: 61g

Fiber: 11g

Sugars: 19g

Protein: 10g