Sweet Potato Dream Slush

Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in partnership with NCSPC

This frosty afternoon treat takes seconds to whip up in the blender with a low cost, healthy twist featuring sweet potatoes, fresh oranges and vanilla.

Ingredients        smoothie2

1/2 cup sweet potatoes, mashed

1 large navel orange, juiced

1/4 teaspoon orange zest

1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup milk

1-2 cups ice

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add more ice if thicker consistency is desired.
  2. Serve in a mug and garnish with a slice of orange before enjoying cold.
  1. You can use whole fat, 2% or nonfat milk.
  2. You can easily make this dish vegan by opting for a plant-based milk alternative.

Number of servings (yield): 1