Autumn Apples: Sweet & Spice & Everything Nice Smoothie
Fall is just around the corner meaning the well priced bags of organic apples at Trader Joe’s are back! You can bet I snagged a few bags.
I was standing in my kitchen doing my usual smoothie-for-the-next-day prep when I saw my overflowing basket of apples. Thoughts of apple pie followed. This smoothie is a bit sweeter than my usual combo and turned out delicious!
Sweet & Spice & Everything Nice Smoothie
Charlotte Veggie Original
DF, GF, GRF
Serves 2 generously.
Blend the following:
2 cups baby spinach
2 small gala apples, cored
4 dried dates
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon + optional 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1 scoop Sun Warrior raw vegan natural flavor protein powder
1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 cup ice (I added this since I didn’t use any frozen fruit)
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