vanilla yam smoothie
  • (2 medium) yams
  • (3 cups) vanilla yogurt
  • (1 cup) milk
  • (2 cups) ice cubes
  • (1 tsp.) white sugar
  • (1) ripe banana, sliced



Vanilla Yam Smoothie

Soft yams blended with vanilla yogurt and ice for a creamy frozen breakfast drink.

Preparation Time

About 5 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place yams on a microwave-safe plate. Prick each one all over with a fork and microwave on High 8-10 minutes. Set aside to cool. Once cool, peel and dice.
  2. 2Blend yams, yogurt, milk, ice cubes, sugar and banana in a blender until smooth. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of mixture

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 226
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 45.9 g
  • Protein 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Sodium 84 mg
  • Fiber 4.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Beverages and Smoothies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.