Yam Smoothie

Yam Smoothie

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"This smoothie is a favorite in my family and is quick and easy to make. You could also use a large can of yams in place of cooking the fresh ones."


15 m servings 226 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.9g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prick yams with a fork, and place on a plate. Cook in the microwave for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until tender. Cool, peel and dice.
  2. Combine the yams, yogurt, milk, ice cubes, sugar and banana in the container of a blender. Blend until smooth.
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  1. 24 Ratings


I added soy milk (didn't have yogurt), honey instead of sugar and a bit of nutmeg, cinnamon and this became my new favourite tasty, health drink. This is what I love about AllRecipes, you see ...

Very bland tasting. I had to add sugar and pumpkin pie spice just to have some flavor.

I was looking for a quick smoothie recipe to use the cooked yams I'd had in my fridge. Sounds weird, but when you have two kids five and under, you need a quick breakfast that'll give you the en...

i did not like this recipe very much, this is not a recipe i will make again. it was not sweet at all and it had a bitter/ tangy taste.

I made half the recipe and used a small 15 oz can of yams, drained. My son loved it and my daughter thought is was ok. (She thought it should have been sweeter.)I liked it, I think it would also...

I thought this was excellent.. I didn't have vanilla yogurt on hand, only had strawberry and it worked out GREAT!! I also added some creamed coconut and cinnamon. I don't normally use ice cube...

It was okay. I agree that it was a little bland tasting, and I added some cinnamon and when I make it again next time (with the leftover ingredients I already have), I'll add honey, more sugar,...

This turned out good! And helped me clear out my leftover sweet potatoes. I made a few adjustments based on other reviews. Used one and a half frozen bananas; no ice. Used 1 cup plain yogurt...

Definitely needed something more. It had a very unique taste if you followed the recipe word-for-word... I'm not sure I would recommend it, especially if you have a big sweet tooth...