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Try A Recipe To Make Your Smoothie Taste Like Pie

Have extra sweet potato lying around? Then this smoothie recipe is exactly what you need. Here's the simple way to drink up your dessert.

sweet potato pie smoothie

Leftover sweet potato? No problem—throw it in a smoothie! This literally tastes like pie in liquid form. Not only is it tasty, but it is also the perfect thing to have post-workout, with a healthy balance of complex carbohydrates and protein.  Sweet potatoes make for the perfect fuel the night before a hard long run, as the tuber will help you store glycogen so you can avoid hitting “the wall.”

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup cooked sweet potato (pumpkin works as well)
1/2–1 scoopof plant-based protein
2 Tbsp. nut butter
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4–6 ice cubes
Optional add-ins: handful of greens, 1 tsp. flaxseeds, 1 tsp. chia seeds and 1 tsp. of maca powder
Crushed nuts and oats for garnish

Directions:
Blend everything till smooth and creamy in a high-speed blender. Sprinkle nuts and oats to garnish.

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