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.

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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!

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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

1 banana

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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  • Melissa September 15, 2015, 11:03 am

    Looks delish!! Could you sub hemp hearts for the vegan protein powder? I just can’t seem to find one that I like, so I generally use chia, flax, hemp or a nut butter to add protein. 🙂

    • Rajul September 15, 2015, 1:11 pm

      Yes, absolutely! The nut butter will change the flavor but it is usually still very yummy!

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