Apple Pie Smoothie

Sometimes it can be a challenge to fit breakfast into a busy schedule in the morning.  Often times we rush to get to work or school, skipping breakfast and feeling hungry before lunch time hits.  It is important to be able to get your system going with something nutritious while tasting good. It gives energy for the rest of the day and prevents from over indulging and feeling tired later.

So often times on a busy day, I will whip up a smoothie, and drink it on the way to where ever I am going.  It does not take long to make. You can vary the ingredients with what you feel like eating, or what is in season at the time.  In the summer, I choose berries, peaches and mangos.  In the fall and winter, apples and berries are wonderful.  Throw in some protein powder to keep you full, maybe some oats, and you are set!

Below, I have included one of my favorite autumn smoothies, apple pie smoothie.  It reminds me of cinnamon scented apple pie with ice cream and yet it is healthy!  Nothing wrong with a breakfast that tastes delicious as well as nourishes the body!


Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



Pour milk into a blender, and add the other ingredients. Blend until smooth, pour into a large glass and anjoy!

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Breakfast
  • Snack

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Easy