Monday, January 30, 2017

Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie (glutenfree, food allergy friendly)



Have you ever seen such a vibrant smoothie?! What gives it this glorious hue?

Purple Sweet Potatoes!

I love to add veggies to my smoothies -- some of my favorites are spinach, kale and carrots. When I spied purple sweet potatoes at Trader Joe's the other day, I knew I'd love them. I baked a bunch up so I could have a healthy snack whenever I wanted.

This morning, I took one of those baked sweet potatoes that I've been keeping in my fridge and blended it up with some frozen berries for a breakfast that everyone loved.

Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie (vegan, gluten-free, food allergy friendly) - www.welcomingkitchen.com



I chose frozen blueberries and a frozen berry blend to keep the color rich. 

Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie (glutenfree, food allergy friendly)



Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie
Vegan, Gluten-free, Food Allergy Friendly, Sugar-free

Ingredients:
  • Baked and peeled sweet potato
  • Frozen blueberries
  • Frozen berry blend
  • Apple juice
  • Non-dairy milk

Preparation:
  1. Blend together equal parts sweet potato, blueberries and berry blend (mine was blueberries, blackberries and strawberries) with enough apple juice and non-dairy milk to achieve the consistency you prefer.
  2.  You can save extra smoothie in a lidded jar in the refrigerator for one day. Blend with a couple ice cubes to bring it back to smoothie goodness. You can also freeze extra smoothie in ice pop molds for a yummy frozen treat. 
Happy Cooking!
Kim

 

My new book,  Ancient Grains: A Guide to Cooking with Power-Packed Millet, Oats, Spelt, Farro, Sorghum & Teff (Superfoods for Life)is available now! You can also find tasty recipes in Super Seeds and Welcoming Kitchen: 200 Delicious Allergen- & Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes.



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