Ever crave a pie or cake but don't want to take the time to make them? Smoothies can give you what your taste buds want without the time and prep work that goes into the real thing. And, bonus - they have less calories! We have created three easy-to-make, decadent dessert smoothies to satisfy those cravings - Apple Pie, Carrot Cake & Strawberry Cheesecake!
We hope you try them and enjoy them as much as we do.
This dessert smoothie takes the sweet and cinnamon-y taste of the traditional Apple Pie and packs it into a delicious drink.
2 large apples, cored & quartered
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup plain or vanilla non-fat Greek yogurt
1 tsp ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
⅛ tsp ground ginger
1/16 tsp ground cloves (or tiny pinch)
1 frozen banana, quartered
1 cup ice cubes
2 pitted dates, or 1-2 tsp honey (optional)
Blend on "Smoothie" cycle and garnish with whipped cream and sprinkled ground cinnamon.
Filled with carrots and spices, this Carrot Cake dessert smoothie may be better than the real thing!
¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1 tsp honey (or sweetener of choice, to taste)
3 medium carrots, trimmed, peeled & cut into chunks
2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
½ tsp ground cinnamon
⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
½ frozen banana
1½ cups ice cubes
Blend on "Whole Juice" cycle and garnish with shredded coconut and/or nutmeg.
Graham cracker gives you the crust flavor that perfectly complements the fruity tartness in this smoothie. It's perfect for cheesecake lovers! Try substituting strawberries with a berry of your choice.
10 fl oz unsweetened almond milk
4 oz Neufchâtel or cream cheese
2 sheets graham crackers, halved
2 tbsp honey (or sweetener of choice, to taste), optional
1¼cups frozen strawberries
½ cup ice cubes
Blend on "Smoothie" cycle and garnish with whipped cream and fresh berries.