Secret Ingredient Chocolate Smoothie

  • Author: Amanda @ Running with Spoons
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


  • 1/2 cup (120 g) cooked sweet potato*
  • 1/2 medium-size ripe banana, frozen (~50 g)
  • 2 Medjool dates (30 g)
  • 1 tbsp (5 g) cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tbsp (16 g) almond butter (optional, but recommended)
  • 1 scoop (30 g) protein powder (optional)


  1. Place all the ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. This smoothie can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for later!


* You can use either cooked and cooled sweet potato that you roasted yourself or buy canned puree from the store. It equals about 1 small sweet potato or half of a larger one. The amount doesn’t have to be exact.

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