Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie
 
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A light, sweet smoothie, made with sweet potatoes, maple syrup and spices. It tastes just like sweet potato pie!
Serves: 2½ cups
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sweet potato cooked, mashed (I used 4 oz potato)
  • ½ cup greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup non-fat milk or milk of choice
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup or more to taste
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1 cup of ice
  • Topping:
  • 2 tbsp. whip cream, fat free
  • 1 tsp. pecans, finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Add all of the ingredients except for the topping in a blender; process until smooth. Pour into a glass and top with whip cream and pecans.
Notes
Note: To make cooked sweet potato: Wash potato, make several poke hole int he potato. Wrap in a damp paper towel, and microwave for 2 minutes, turn and cook for another two minutes or until potato is softened. Let potato cool for a few minutes and then peel off the skin. Mash with a fork or add whole into the blender.

Calories for the whole recipe including whip cream and nuts: 312, Fat: 5, Cholesterol: 5, Sodium: 208, Potassium: 806, Carbs: 45, Fiber: 4.1, Sugar: 26, Protein: 22
Nutrition Information
Serving size: The Whole Recipe
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/03/02/sweet-potato-pie-smoothie-sundaysupper/