Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie

Smoothies aren’t just for summer! This Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie is perfect any time of year thanks to it’s pie spiced flavor!

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie | Smoothies aren't just for summer! You'll love the pie inspired flavors in this smoothie! Hi everyone! Danae from Recipe Runner here today. I suppose you’re probably confused as to why you’re staring at this Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie recipe smack dab in the middle of fall. A nice warm casserole or a pumpkin or apple dessert probably would have made more sense. However, I’m one of those people that will eat or drink cold things even in the middle of winter.

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie | Smoothies aren't just for summer! You'll love the pie inspired flavors in this smoothie! True story. Last winter I made my husband drive me to one of my favorite ice cream shops about 10 miles from our house, in the middle of a snowstorm. It started out as a light snow, but by the time we got there you could hardly see the car in front of you. Of course we pulled up to the front of the shop and it was closed due to the bad weather….my husband was not amused.

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie | Smoothies aren't just for summer! You'll love the pie inspired flavors in this smoothie! On top of craving ice cream during a blizzard, I’ll still get smoothie cravings during the cold months too. Of course I love a hot bowl of oatmeal after a cold run, but I’m always up for a cold creamy smoothie to go with it. The difference between my summer and fall/winter smoothie cravings is what goes into them. In the summer I’m all about adding tons of berries and tropical fruit to my smoothies, but during the colder months I prefer to use warm spices, nut butters and vegetables like sweet potatoes, pumpkin puree and carrots.

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie | Smoothies aren't just for summer! You'll love the pie inspired flavors in this smoothie! It might sound a little odd, but think of them as tasting like your favorite fall pie or cake. Even though it’s still a cold drink the flavor is warm and comforting. The flavor of this Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie is similar in flavor to a piece of sweet potato or pumpkin pie and who’s going to turn that down! The smoothie also happens to be vegan, gluten free and only uses a teaspoon of maple syrup for sweetness. Since there is already sweetness from the sweet potato and part of a banana is also used, it really didn’t need much more. Don’t put that blender away until you’ve tried this fall flavored smoothie!

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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Smoothies aren't just for summer! This Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie is perfect any time of year thanks to it's pie spiced flavor!
4 from 1 vote

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup cooked chopped sweet potato
  • 1/2 of a frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g, Calories: 252kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 201mg, Potassium: 555mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 15g, Vitamin A: 9435IU, Vitamin C: 6.8mg, Calcium: 226mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: American
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6 comments on “Cinnamon Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie”

  1. So glad that I didn’t throw away those leftover sweet potatoes – I am going to try this this weekend! #WWDP

  2. I am sure my grand daughters will love these, especially the pumpkin one. Pinned

  3. Ashley looks delish just pinned. Thanks for sharing over at Turn It Up 🙂

  4. Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned, yummed and tweeted!

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