When you want a quick breakfast or snack, you’ve got to try this Sweet Potato Smoothie. It’s a delicious and nutritious recipe that is dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan, with only six ingredients. This healthy smoothie tastes like sweet potato pie!

sweet potato smoothie served in a jar

Are you like me and drink smoothies even when it’s cold outside? If so, then this seasonal Sweet Potato Smoothie is for you. It is naturally sweet and creamy, without any dairy.

Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and flavorful ingredient. They are rich in beta-carotene, antioxidants, and fiber. You can cook them in the oven or make Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes (my personal favorite method).

Why You Need This Recipe

  • This healthy smoothie is loaded with beta-carotene, fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats.
  • As written, this recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, vegetarian, and paleo.
  • Use up your leftover cooked sweet potatoes in a smoothie! This reduces food waste and helps get veggies into your body. See my list of the best vegetables for picky eaters (yes, sweet potatoes are on the list)!

Key Ingredients

Cooked sweet potato makes the base of this healthy smoothie. Use a cooked sweet potato that has had time to cool down. You can also use frozen sweet potato if you wish (see my guide for how to freeze sweet potatoes).

Plant milk such as oat milk, hemp milk, or almond milk is great to help blend the smoothie. Use unsweetened varieties if you can. And, if you’re not on a vegan or dairy-free diet, you can use regular dairy milk in this recipe.

Frozen banana adds thickness and natural sweetness. Be sure to check out my tutorial on the best way to freeze bananas!

Dates and nut or seed butter help add more sweetness and richness.

Ground cinnamon helps make this smoothie tastes like the inside of a sweet potato pie. So yummy!

photo with ingredients for sweet potato smoothie

Recipe Steps

Step One

Combine your plant milk, baked sweet potato, dates, seed butter, frozen banana, and ground cinnamon in the base of a high-speed blender like a Blendtec or a Vitamix.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

ingredients for smoothie inside blender

Step Two

Blend on high for about 30 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Step Three

Once you’ve blended your sweet potato smoothie, then you can serve it right out of the blender. This recipe makes two servings.

smoothie in jar with glass straw

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • You can easily double or triple this recipe depending on how many servings you want.
  • Feel free to add a handful of baby spinach or 1/2 cup of frozen cauliflower rice if you want even more nutrition.
  • Use a Blendtec or a Vitamix to ensure that the smoothie gets very creamy and fully blended.
  • Store any leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • If you don’t like banana, you can use frozen mango chunks instead. You will need about 1 cup of mango.
  • Add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to the blender to make this a meal replacement. See my list of the best clean protein powders (all unsweetened).

FAQs

Can I use almond butter instead of seed butter in this recipe?

Yes, absolutely! You can use whatever type of nut or seed butter you prefer.

I don’t have a Vitamix. Can I make this in a regular blender?

Yes, you can! It may not be as smooth, but it will still be delicious.

smoothie in a jar topped with cinnamon

Other Healthy Smoothie Recipes You Might Like

Or, check out my entire list of healthy smoothies, all made with no dairy!

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Sweet Potato Smoothie


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Description

When you want a quick breakfast or snack, you’ve got to try this Sweet Potato Smoothie. It’s a delicious and nutritious recipe that is dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan, with only six ingredients. This healthy smoothie tastes like sweet potato pie!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup unsweetened plant milk
  • 1 baked sweet potato, skin removed
  • 2 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter (use whatever nut or seed butter you like)
  • 1 1/2 frozen bananas, broken into chunks

Instructions

  1. Combine the plant milk, sweet potato, dates, ground cinnamon, seed butter, and frozen bananas in the base of a high-speed blender.
  2. Process on high for about 30 seconds, or until the smoothie is fully blended and creamy.
  3. Serve immediately.

Notes

  1. You can easily double or triple this recipe depending on how many servings you want.
  2. Feel free to add a handful of baby spinach or 1/2 cup of frozen cauliflower rice if you want even more nutrition.
  3. Use a Blendtec or a Vitamix to ensure that the smoothie gets very creamy and fully blended.
  4. Store any leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  5. If you don’t like banana, you can use frozen mango chunks instead. You will need about 1 cup of mango.
  6. Add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to the blender to make this a meal replacement.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: High-speed blender
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Keywords: sweet potato pie smoothie, vegan sweet potato smoothie

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