Baked Apple smoothie recipe

A healthy, satisfying smoothie with baked apples, cinnamon and oats.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup low-fat plain OR vanilla yogurt (your preference)
1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 large apple, peeled, cored and sliced
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup ice
1/3 cup water
Large handful spinach (optional)
Stevia or honey to taste

Directions:

  1. Start by sauteeing your apple in a skillet over medium heat until soft (about 5 minutes). Stir frequently – a little butter or non-stick spray is optional but not necessary.
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of cinnamon on halfway through and stir to coat.
  3. Set apples aside and let cool to about room temperature.
  4. In a blender combine yogurt, cottage cheese, apple slices, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ice, water, spinach (optional) and sweetener (optional but recommended) and blend until smooth.
  5. Taste and adjust flavor accordingly.
  6. Serve immediately. Top with an extra slice of baked apple, granola or oats if desired.

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