Delicious creamy , protein rich, immunity boosting, vegan sweet potato smoothie with no added sugar and only natural sweetness from the fruits and sweet potato .
Are you looking for a sweet potato smoothie that taste like pie? And yes, that too without any added sugar, and the only sweetness is from the fruits and sweet potato. If you are looking for something you want to try with a spoon instead of a straw, then try this sweet potato pie smoothie bowl. This smoothie is creamy, delicious, vitamin C rich and at the same time loaded with proteins too.
Adding sweet potato to your smoothie adds extra nutrition to your morning.
What are Health benefits of adding sweet potato in your diets?
Sweet potato is loaded with beta-carotene, an antioxidant that is thought to promote eye health.
They may help boost immunity; A single sweet potato can contain 769 percent of the amount of Vitamin A you need to consume daily. Vitamin A is critical for a healthy immune system.
They contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Fiber-rich diets may help to lower risk of colon cancer and constipation and may also help to promote overall gut health. sweet potatoes, which are high in fiber (eat the skin for more fiber), as well as a host of other vitamins. According to the USDA, one boiled medium-size sweet potato (with no fat added during cooking) offers 3.75 g of fiber, or 15 percent of the DV.
How to make sweet potato Smoothie?
First you need to roast the sweet potato. I found that roasted sweet potato gives taste than the boiled or microwaved sweet potato.
Also use unsweetened almond milk, however if you want, you can use sweetened. If you are using sweetened ones use vanilla flavored ones.
Almond butter adds extra proteins.
I have added cinnamon and ground ginger that is common warm spice that goes well with sweet potato.
Ginger has important effects on type 2 diabetes mellitus and components of the metabolic syndrome. It has been shown that ginger could significantly reduce fasting blood glucose and HbA1c.
Meanwhile, as indicators of pancreatic function and insulin resistance, fasting insulin and HOMA-IR were significantly improved after ginger consumption. In addition, most of MetS risk factors were ameliorated by ginger preparations. However, there was no significant effect in lowering BMI.
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Use frozen banana if you do not have it in hand use banana and add some ice cubes.
The addition of orange juice ensures extra vitamin C.
The addition of Turmeric which contain curcumin gives extra immunity. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric, and has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is an extraordinarily strong antioxidant.
It is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis. Instead try expensive turmeric tablets, try to incorporate little turmeric in your everyday diet. In India turmeric is used in most of the dishes.
Cinnamon not only adds extra flavor to your smoothie, but also has tons of health benefits. Cinnamon Is loaded with Antioxidants, and has anti-inflammatory properties, also it can help to reduce heart disease. Also known to improves sensitivity to Hormone insulin.
Why wait try this delicious diabetic friendly sweet potato smoothie to start your day. Best part is that it does not have any added sugar.
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Sweet Potato Smoothie ( No Sugar added)
- kitchenaid blender
- ½ cup Sweet potato puree I used roasted sweet potato
- ¼ cup orange juice freshly squeezed
- 1 small banana frozen
- ¼ tsp ground turmeric
- ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
- ¼ tsp ground ginger
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ tbsp almond butter
- Ice cubes optional
- Process everything into a high speed blender and enjoy.
This is Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.