Autumn Sweet Potato Smoothie

The bright fall flavors of sweet potato, apple, cranberries, and ginger create this smooth, delicious alternative to apple cider.


  • 1 1/3 cups (200 g) red grapes
  • 1/2 medium orange, peeled
  • 1/2 (5 oz) sweet potato, cooked and cooled
  • 1/2 (4.1 oz) medium apple, halved
  • 1/4 cup (25 g) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger or Ginger Paste (See Recipe)
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.