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Fall into Gingersnap Smoothie

Do you love the flavors of fall? Warming spices like cinnamon and ginger, the floral notes of vanilla, and the boldness of molasses marry together beautifully in our Fall into Gingersnap Smoothie. Coconut milk makes this a vegan-friendly and dairy-free smoothie recipe suitable for adults and kids alike. 

Rich in a variety of nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber, this fall smoothie may help protect you from catching a cold or the flu. With high levels of potassium, this healthy smoothie recipe provides supportive nutrition for after workouts and can help you rehydrate and recover quickly. 

Fall into Gingersnap Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Ready In: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peaches, frozen
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup almond butter powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons molasses, preferably blackstrap
  • Splash of vanilla extract
  • 1 graham cracker

Health Benefits

  • Peaches: are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, niacin, potassium, and dietary fiber.

  • Bananas: when frozen and blended into a healthy smoothie recipe provide a creamy, milkshake-like texture. Of course, the health benefits of bananas are well researched, and with their high levels of potassium they help with post-workout recovery.

  • Coconut milk: is a perfect dairy-free smoothie ingredient. It provides nutrients and a silky texture to any healthy smoothie recipe.

  • Almond butter powder: is high in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Its addition to this dairy-free smoothie adds not only a touch of nuttiness but a fabulous texture.

  • Ginger: is a powerful anti-inflammatory that smells and tastes like fall.

  • Cinnamon: is arguably one of the most recognized spices in the world. Cinnamon is considered a warming spice that may actually help you burn unwanted fat and lose weight due to its thermogenic properties.

  • Molasses: is a natural sweetener with a bold flavor and a ton of minerals. It is also a key ingredient to this gingersnap smoothie. Molasses is an excellent source of magnesium, manganese, and potassium.

  • Vanilla: is a must for any fall smoothie. With its antioxidant and antibacterial properties, vanilla helps strengthen the immune system for cold and flu season.

Instructions

  1. Add the frozen peaches and the frozen banana to the blender.
  2. Pour in the coconut milk.
  3. Scoop in the almond butter powder.
  4. Sprinkle the ground ginger and the ground cinnamon over the top.
  5. Drizzle in the molasses.
  6. Add the splash of real vanilla extract.
  7. Finish with the graham cracker.
  8. Secure the lid and blend until smooth and creamy.
  9. Top with some cinnamon and a graham cracker and enjoy this healthy smoothie recipe throughout the fall and winter months.

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