Sweet Potato Smoothie

Sweet Potato Smoothie
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When you think of sweet potatoes, you’re probably not thinking about smoothies, but this recipe is here to change all of that, one glass at a time. ­

Ingredients

2 cups milk (or non-dairy substitute)

1½ cooked and mashed sweet potato

1 frozen banana, frozen

4 tablespoons maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon cinnamon

¼ nutmeg

¼ ginger

Pinch of sea salt

1 cup ice cubes

Directions

Combine ingredients in blender (add liquids first)

Blend until smooth

 

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.