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Sweet Potato Casserole #greensmoothie

Ever since I received my Ninja Ultima, I’ve been having fun making up my own green smoothie recipes. A couple have been real flops. Some have been grand slams. Like the sweet potato casserole green smoothie I made last week.

sweet potao casserole smoothie

Sweet Potato Casserole #greensmoothie
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 handfuls kale (or preferred greens)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 6 dates, pitted
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax *optional
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds *optional
  • 1 scoop preferred protein powder *optional
  1. Combine all ingredients in Ninja Ultima and pulse 4-5 times, then blend on medium speed (5 or 6) until smooth.
Yields 56-64 ounces, depending on size of pototoes, banana, and type of greens used. For a thinner smoothie, add water by ¼ cups to desired consistency.


What’s in your favorite green smoothie?

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Hi there! My name is Virginia, and I am the author/owner of That Bald Chick. I am a Christian, wife, mother of three, full time homemaker, homeschooler, and ministry volunteer in addition to being a blogger. In my free time *cough* I enjoy reading, writing, taking walks with my family, and listening to music.


  1. I have never thought about adding sweet potatoes to a smoothie, but I must admit this sounds delicious! My favorite is on my blog (my high fiber green smoothie) and it’s with avocado, green grapes, spinach, kiwi and a few other yummy foods!

    • I’m going to have to try it, Nichol. I haven’t used green grapes in a smoothie yet. I’ve used purple, though.

      • Now that I think about it, I don’t think there are grapes in that one, but definitely could be thrown in:)

        • Ha! I went to look at the recipe, and was like, “Wait, where are the grapes?” The kiwi and avocado combo sound awesome, though!

  2. This is the most unique smoothie recipe I have seen. Awesome!!

  3. I had never thought of sweet potatoes. I’m more a sweet smoothie girl.

  4. I would have never thought to put sweet potatoes in a green smoothie. I will have to try this!

  5. Oh this sounds amazing! I wouldn’t have thought to put those ingredients together but it sounds good!

  6. That would really a fill a belly up in a good, good way. Sounds worth trying!

  7. @WOW! Never thought about adding sweet potato! I love a plaina nd simple strawberry banana smoothie with avacado and kale.:)

  8. I never would have thought about using sweet potatoes for a green smoothie. Very smart!

  9. Holy whoa, that looks so yummy!

  10. I had never thought of adding sweet potato to a smoothie. I am really interested to see what the texture would be like.

  11. I have never heard of a smoothie like that.

  12. Ohh, I bet it was good. I need to make smoothies more often!

  13. I would have never thought of this. I’ve been trying to branch out with my smoothie recipes though, so I’m going to incorporate some of your ideas.

  14. I would never have thought of this combo but I can definitely imagine how many of those flavors would work well together! I’ll have to try this, thanks for the recipe!

  15. I almost feel guilty for eating as badly as I do looking at your dinners

  16. How creative! You’ve been doing so good with all these green smoothies!

  17. Melissa Bowers says:

    I’ve never gotten too much into the green smoothie craze, mostly because I eat a lot of salads and cooked veggies as it is, so I haven’t felt the need to imbibe liquid veggies. But at one time, I found that throwing in a couple of handfuls of kale along with the juice of a couple of oranges was tolerable. The blended-up pieces of kale were sort of reminiscent of orange juice pulp, so my mouth and mind were able to tolerate them.

    I have to admit that my only blender is an ancient Oster. It’s probably from the 60’s or something. If I had a modern blender that actually completely liquefied vegetables instead of leaving chunks and stringy pieces, then I might be more enthusiastic about blended veggies. 🙂

  18. kristen visser says:

    ok im gonna have to give this a try!!! I would never go for something like this just because the look of it but i gotta try everything once

  19. James Robert says:

    My kids are into making smoothies now and make them daily. Maybe they should try something like this and let dad try it too