The perfect blend of summer and fall, this paleo Chocolate Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl is brimming with flavor and healthy enough for a nutritious and delicious breakfast!
Proof is in the pudding, or smoothie.
There’s no doubt about it friends, this recipe is a blend of two of my all-time favorite things: chocolate and smoothies. Even before going gluten-free 8 years ago, and grain-free 2 years ago, chocolate and smoothies sustained me. Especially during college…
And when the two of those favorite things collide, it’s a beautiful thing. Breakfast, snacks, dessert, I’m always up for a delicious and nutritious smoothie!
Chocolate smoothie love.
Yes, this isn’t my first rodeo with chocolate smoothie things. They’re perfect for any meal, and my hubby may be known to ask for one after the kids are in bed at night. I kid you not. He likes my peanut butter banana smoothie with cocoa added in just as much as ice cream!
Besides this chocolate sweet potato smoothie bowl, some of my favorite smoothies are:
- Chocolate Almond Butter Pumpkin Smoothie
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
- not technically a smoothie, butttt… Chocolate Peppermint Frosty
- Beets & Berries Smoothie Bowl
- Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl
- Carrot Orange Smoothie
- Mineral-Rich Electrolyte Smoothie
- Cinnamon Peanut Butter Smoothie
Long ago, on an Instagram feed far, far away…
If you’ve been following my IG account (which you should be, btw!) you miiiight remember a pretty little chocolate sweet potato smoothie bowl that I shared a while ago. It’s been a long while ago. Like, two years this week! No matter how long, though, I haven’t forgotten this beauty of a bowl.
Back then it was a crazy idea to stick a sweet potato with chocolate, now lots of people have caught on to the point that it’s sorta normal. And fortunately, after the past two years on the GAPS diet, I can handle sweet potatoes again, every now and again. And you better believe it – if I get the chance to have a sweet potato, it’s gonna be in this smoothie bowl!
Chocolate sweet potato smoothie bowl.
I know, I know. Sweet potatoes might be perfect for a fall side dish, but for breakfast in a smoothie bowls? Hmm…. But if you’re like me and live in the south, where it’s still in the 90s, even in October, there’s never a bad time for smoothies! Especially when they’re full of nutrients, like this one!
Don’t let the fact that they grow in dirt fool you, sweet potatoes are one healthy food! They’re are full of vitamins and minerals that your body needs to properly function. Like vitamins A, B1, 2, 6 and C, and minerals like plus manganese, copper, pantothenic acid. Sweet potatoes are a wonderful source of potassium, niacin, and phosphorus, too.
But don’t worry, this smoothie won’t freeze you out. There’s actually not even any frozen ingredients in it, unlike most smoothie bowls. Just chilled sweet potato and cold milk. If you want to add in some ice, that’s fine. Just don’t add too much or it’ll make the smoothie less appropriate for a bowl. You could always serve it in a cup, though, if that’s your thing.
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Chocolate Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl
Free of grain, gluten, eggs, dairy, and refined sugar.
- 1/2 cup cooked sweet potato, chilled
- 1 cup milk of choice (I use my homemade coconut milk)
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1-2 tablespoons honey, depending on how dark you like your chocolate (raw and/or local is best)
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (I like to make my own)
- dash Himalayan salt
Puree all smoothie ingredients in blender (I use my Blendtec) until smooth.