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Sunshine Sweet Potato Smoothie

Sunshine Sweet Potato Smoothie

Here’s a great smoothie recipe for all of you sweet potato lovers! It’s IBS-friendly and it’s an excellent meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It's nice and smooth and tastes like sweet potato pie in a glass! Give this delicious smoothie a try and tell us what you think! The key ingredients to this smoothie are:

Bananas: I love bananas because they’re great for when I want something fast, sweet, and nutritious. I have learned that it has many digestive and cardiovascular benefits, which is great for IBS patients. And personally, I just think that bananas are great for smoothies because it helps give them a nice smooth texture and rich sweet taste.

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Sweet potato is a great source of fiber, which helps with digestion. I normally consume sweet potatoes with my solid meals. However, having it in a smoothie was a whole new experience, and I enjoyed it! It adds to the smooth texture and makes the beverage taste like you have your favorite sweet potato pie in a glass!

I find that the best way for me to manage my IBS symptoms is by having a partial liquid diet, meaning at least one of my meals each day is in liquid form. All of my food is broken down before I consume it, making the digestion process so much easier. Also, it's a great way to make sure that I'm getting in healthy meals daily, even when I don't have much of an appetite. This smoothie is great to have at any point in your day -it's a must-try!

Servings: 2

Ingredients for sunshine sweet potato smoothie:

  • ½ cup of canned candied yams (or cooked mashed sweet potato)
  • 1 whole banana fresh/frozen
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • ½ cup of chopped strawberries
  • Handful of ice cubes
  • Cinnamon to taste

Directions for sunshine sweet potato smoothie:

  1. Add all of the ingredients except the ice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the ice and blend until smooth
  3. Serve in a glass, and enjoy!
  4. (Optional) Add a dash of cinnamon and sesame seeds on top of your serving for extra flavor and garnish



Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 392
  • dietary fiber: 6.9g
  • potassium: 853mg
  • protein: 4.8g
  • saturated fat: 25.4g
  • sodium: 39mg
  • total carbohydrates: 34.8g
  • total fat: 29g
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