Green Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl With Vegan Caramel Drizzle

I refuse to accept the fact that just because it’s cooling down, I have to forfeit my morning smoothie. To be 100-percent honest, it’s the main way I get my greens for the day. So instead of swapping meals, I’m just swapping flavors. I don’t think I’ll be adding “caramel drizzler” to my resumé any time soon, but the flavor is perfect for fall.

For the bowl:

  • 2 ripe frozen bananas
  • 1 apple (peeled, seeds removed)
  • 1 cup of greens (kale or spinach)
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (+ more for topping)
  • Optional – walnuts, chia seeds, additional apple slices for toppings

For the caramel

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • pinch of sea salt
  • optional – vanilla to taste
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Directions:

  1. Add bananas, apples, greens and almond milk to the blender. Blend on high until well-blended.
  2. Add almond butter and additional almond milk if necessary.
  3. Pour into your favorite bowl.
  4. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over low heat, combine coconut oil and maple syrup until melted. About one minute.
  5. Whisk in almond butter until fully incorporated and smooth.
  6. Add sea salt and vanilla to taste.
  7. Add your toppings to your smoothie bowl and drizzle warm caramel with a spoon.
  8. Enjoy!

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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram