Chocolate Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl



 

 

 

So I was totally a tease yesterday when I made a post on my Instagram account about this delicious smoothie bowl but didn’t share the recipe! However, in all fairness, I wanted to make sure I nailed the recipe before I shared it, so I obviously had to make it again to taste test it 😉

After reading one of girlfriend’s WIAW blog post last week where she mentioned adding sweet potato to her smoothie bowl, I knewwww I had to try!

I hear a lot of the time people saying that they find that smoothies don’t keep them full very long.  I find that if I have a smoothie that only has fruit in it as the carbohydrate source, it doesn’t keep me full very long.  This is the main reason why I usually add some granola (homemade preferably) to my bowls.  However, I thought my girlfriend was brilliant with adding the sweet potato into the smoothie bowl since this is a great way to add a complex carbohydrate and will help keep you full longer!

I also like the idea of adding the sweet potato in since it has a lot less sugar than all the fruit that usually goes into them and the frozen sweet potato helps to add some serious volume to the bowl! #winwin
Ingredients:

  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen sweet potato (note- cook sweet potato first and then freeze it)
  • 1/2 – 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • dash of cinnamon
  • handful of ice
  • dash of almond milk

Directions:

  • Place all ingredients in your blender and blend until everything is mixed.
  • Pour smoothie into a bowl and top with your favourite toppings.  I have topped this one with cocoa nibs, chocolate granola & hemp seeds.
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