Making this Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie is a great way to ensure your body is receiving the best of the best nutrients. Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which is excellent for healthy skin, mucus membranes, our immune system, good eye health and vision. Along with other root vegetables, these are considered warming to the body and help with digestion. Foods like sweet potatoes help support the body to give it fuel and nourishment so your limbs won’t feel heavy, you won’t be exhausted, you’ll be able function with clarity throughout the day!
By: Jennifer Rossano, HCTP Class of March 2014
- 2 medium size sweet potatoes previously baked
- 2 bananas fresh or frozen
- 2 tbsp maple syrup (or extra for desired sweetness)
- 2 tbsp creamy almond butter
- 2 cups almond milk
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- ice as desired
- handful of blueberries to top (optional)
- handful of your favorite granola to top (optional)
- Place all ingredients in a blender and run until smooth and creamy.
- Taste and adjust sweetness to your liking.
- Add ice for desired consistency.
- Pour into mason jars, top with fresh blueberries and granola, Enjoy!
Jennifer is the recipe developer, lifestyle writer, and content creator behind NeuroticMommy. She’s the author of Holistic Living: The Not So Complicated Guide to Living Naturally in a Processed World, and her cookbook, Living Crazy Healthy, is set to launch this July 24th, 2018. Jennifer is a comically worried wife and mom of two boys, a pink smoothie lover, a yoga and meditation enthusiast, and she knows chocolate always has her back. Her mission is to give answers on how to lead a healthier lifestyle by providing practical tips on everyday living and nutrition, creates easy to make plant-based recipes, and is always on the hunt for Eco-friendly, cruelty free products to share with her readers. Her goal is to make life easier for her audience with her trusted opinion, personal life experiences, and expertise. She has a solid female audience and presence across all social media platforms. She believes that being healthy is not just about the foods we eat but focusing on mind/body/spirit as a collective whole. She has a passion for supporting women on their journey towards health and happiness not only for themselves but for their families. Find Jennifer on Instagram @NeuroticMommy.
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