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6 Awesome Autumn Smoothie Recipes
Even for those living in warmer climates, such as Florida or California, there is still a dip in the temperatures and the shorter days tell us that fall is in the air. No matter where you live, you can’t help but look forward to all the delicious flavors that autumn brings. Try some of these yummy smoothie recipes so you can enjoy a bit of those fall flavors, such as apple cider, carrot cake, and pumpkin spice, without sacrificing your health.
1. Cinnamon Apple Smoothie
There is nothing like the scent of cinnamon in the morning! And with just 4 ingredients, it doesn’t get much easier than this!
1 Container (6 ounces) of non-fat Greek yogurt
1 Medium organic apple, cut into pieces, seeds removed
2 Teaspoons of cinnamon
1 Tablespoon of Stevia or raw, organic honey (find out benefits of honey)
Put everything into your blender and mix on high for 30 seconds or until smooth and creamy.
2. Carrot Cake Delight Smoothie
Although the name sounds sinful and loaded with calories, it’s not! This drink is paleo friendly and is a great way to get your full day’s requirement of vitamin A, potassium, folate, and manganese.
3 Tablespoons of raisins
1 Cup of non-dairy milk, such as almond milk
1 Cup of peeled, chopped, organic carrot
1 Medium organic banana, frozen is best
½ Teaspoon real vanilla
½ Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Cup of organic baby spinach (optional)
In a small bowl, soak the raisins for about 5 minutes in hot tap water to soften. Drain and place all ingredients in the blender. Mix on high for about 30 seconds or until creamy sooth. If you don’t care for raisins, you can substitute dates instead.
3. Fall in Love with Autumn Smoothie
The next time you are craving something a bit sweet yet spicy, try this vitamin packed smoothie. It’s full of fall spices such as nutmeg, cinnamon, and maple syrup while being loaded with vitamins such as D, iron, and vitamin C, which supports your immune system.
1 Small, organic precooked sweet potato (or pumpkin puree or squash)
2 Tablespoons organic apple sauce
2 Tablespoons of ground chia seeds
1.5 Cups of almond milk
¼ Teaspoon cinnamon
¼ Teaspoon real vanilla
1 Tablespoon real maple syrup (not pancake syrup)
Sprinkle nutmeg on top just before drinking
Put all items in your blender and mix on high for 30 seconds or until creamy.
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