Sweet potato and banana smoothie

Sweet potato and banana smoothie

This sweet potato and banana smoothie recipe will boost your energy in no time!

Sweet potatoes are a favorite when it comes to desserts during the holiday season.

Their sweet, yet spicy flavor is something that most of us enjoy. They are in season from late October through December.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this sweet potato and banana smoothie.

Almond milk:
They are excellent sources of calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Almonds are natural powerhouses and have shown benefits in lowering cholesterol, brain health, heart health, weight loss, and more.

Bananas:
They are an excellent source of natural sugars. Bananas have shown health benefits in the area of cancer prevention because of their high levels of antioxidants. They also help aid in digestion, promote healthy bones, lower blood pressure, and more.

Cinnamon:
This potent spice has shown benefits in cancer prevention and weight loss. It contributes it’s warming nature to this smoothie.

Sweet potatoes:
They are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, which are two key antioxidants for overall health. Sweet potatoes have anti-inflammatory properties, and have shown benefits in regulating blood sugar.

Process the following ingredients in a blender:
1 sweet potato (lightly steamed until tender)
1 banana
1/4 tsp of cinnamon
2 cups of almond milk
Serves 2

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy!

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REFERENCES:
1. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Sweet Potato, Cooked, Baked in Skin, without Salt [Sweetpotato].” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 24 Dec 2014.
2. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Bananas, Raw.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 24 Dec. 2014.

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