Sweet Potato Smoothie

A filling smoothie that tastes like pie and has cancer-fighting properties? Yes please.

Sweet Potato Smoothie

This filling smoothie tastes like sweet potato pie in a glass! Its also chock-full of beta-carotene, a carotenoid found in dark green, orange, and red vegetables that has cancer-fighting properties. What’s not to love?

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Smoothie
 
A filling smoothie that tastes like pie and has cancer-fighting properties? Yes please.
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Recipe Type: Smoothie
Serves: 2 smoothies
Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup sweet potato juice (fresh or frozen) (you need about 400g of sweet potatoes to make this quantity of juice)
  • ⅔ cup almond milk, store-bought or home-made
  • ⅓ cup canned pureed pumpkin OR make your own using 120g butternut squash/pumpkin
  • ½ banana (fresh or frozen)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ ground ginger
  • ½ tsp vanilla seeds/powder/essence
  • 1 date (optional)
  • a few ice cubes (optional)
  • a splash of maple syrup (optional)
Instructions
  1. Get all your ingredients out and on the kitchen counter.
  2. If not from a can, steam the chopped and peeled butternut squash for about 10-15 minutes. Mash it up and measure out ⅓ cup and place in blender
  3. Wash, peel and chop the sweet potatoes and put the pieces into your juicer
  4. Pour the resulting sweet potato juice into your blender. Add the almond milk, spices, banana and any optionals you wish to the blender as well.
  5. Blend until nicely combined. Serve and enjoy.
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