Hippie Kitchen Recipe: Apple Pie Smoothie

Alternatively titled: dessert in a glass.  Yes, it exists and yes, it is guilt free!

Now, I am not opposed to enjoying the occasional (homemade) sweet, but apple pie is one of those things that you can’t exactly have one  slice of after you’ve made the entire pie.  I could have made an entire pie…but then I might not fit into my wedding dress.  And I’d really like to fit into my wedding dress.

Let’s save the entire pie for another time, and indulge a bit in its healthier, drinkable friend.


  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • ¾ cup organic, whole milk vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • Enough milk to get it all moving (amount depends on desired consistency)


  • Add apple, yogurt, oats, cinnamon, and sugar to a blender and pulse
  • Slowly add enough milk to achieve desired consistency
  • Top with more cinnamon and oats (so it looks pretty) and enjoy!

IMG_2052As good as the real thing!

Okay, so it’s not exactly the real thing (a flaky, buttery crust is a bit hard to recreate in a blender), but it’s pretty darn close if you ask me.  And anything that lets me enjoy my favorite dessert and zip my gown is a-okay in my book.

So go ahead…indulge a little!



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