Spooky Sweet Potato Smoothies

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This Spooky Sweet Potato Smoothie is a deliciously creamy and healthy breakfast or dessert smoothie! It comes with an adorable printable that is perfect for a fun Halloween DIY project for the whole family.

sweet potato smoothie with a jack o lantern face

Why I love this smoothie

This sweet potato smoothie tastes EXACTLY like pumpkin pie. It’s also insanely simple to make. Just throw all the ingredients into a blender and bam, you’re done.

Ingredients you’ll need

  • Sweet Potato
  • Banana
  • Almond Butter
  • Almond Milk
  • Maple Syrup
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice

Simple smoothie prep tips

I use steamed sweet potatoes for this recipe, which you can make in about 6 minutes with an Instant Pot. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can easily just pop a couple sweet potatoes in the oven and bake them.

For the Instant Pot method, you will want to peel and dice the sweet potatoes. If baking, use the meaty middle bit. Once your sweet potatoes are nice and tender, put them in a large Ziplock bag and store them in the freezer.

I like to make extra sweet potatoes, so I can have some ready to make this recipe even quicker.

sweet potato smoothie with jack o lantern face
Spooky Sweet Potato Smoothie

How to make this Sweet Potato Smoothie

Once you have your sweet potatoes prepped, there are only a couple of moves left:

  1. Measure out 2 cups of your diced, steamed, and frozen sweet potatoes.
  2. Next you will measure out about a cup of banana (which I also freeze).
  3. Add in your milk (I use almond, but you can use whichever you like best), almond butter, yogurt, maple syrup, and pumpkin pie spice. Blend until smooth and you’re done!
sweet potato smoothie

Fun Halloween DIY jack o lantern face!

I couldn’t resist the opportunity to make these sweet potato smoothies even better, by adding a little Halloween fun! Using sticker paper, I printed and cut out these cute jack o lantern faces to add a little spookiness to these already perfectly pumpkin colored smoothies!

Get your free printable here!

How to make pumpkin pie spice

If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice you can easily make it by combining the following, or using this recipe.

  • 3 tablespoons of ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
sweet potato smoothie with jack o lantern face
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Spooky Sweet Potato Smoothies

Deliciously creamy and healthy sweet potato smoothies.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, dessert, healthy, smoothie, sweet potato, sweet potato smoothie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Cost $2

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sweet potato steamed, frozen
  • 1 cup banana frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt * see notes
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup ** see notes
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice *** see notes

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to blender. Blend until smooth.

Notes

*For the greek yogurt, I like to use a vanilla or honey flavor. It just adds another dimension of flavor.
**You can add or subtract the amount of maple syrup to make it more or less sweet. I find that 2 tablespoons (or less) is a great amount of sweetness for breakfast, but for dessert you might want to use 3 tablespoons. 
***If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice, and don’t have the spices to make it, you can just use cinnamon!
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