Power Punch Smoothie
This fresh fruit and sweet potato smoothie is packed with flavor and nutrition.
1 medium sweet potato
1 cup crushed ice
1 1/2 cups orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Cook sweet potato in boiling water until tender. Cool, peel and mash until you have 1 cup purée.
- In a blender, purée all the ingredients until smooth and frothy. Serve cold.
Makes 2 servings.
Tip: For a faster smoothie, skip the cooking and use canned sweet potatoes.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Total Carbs: 80g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 8g.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.