Snickerdoodle Smoothie

snickerdoodle smoothie

When you hear the word “snickerdoodle,” what comes to mind? I immediately think back to my days at Butler Elementary. I remember one particular item always being on the school lunch menu (besides the mixed vegetables and fruit cocktail) – the snickerdoodle cookie.

Snickerdoodle Smoothie has the same cinnamon flavor as the classic cookie, but it’s a nutritious choice. Enjoy this creamy concoction for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack.

Snickerdoodle Smoothie

6 ounces silken tofu
½ cup unsweetened almond or rice milk
¼ cup Date Honey
2 frozen bananas, peeled, sliced (about 2 cups)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

Place tofu, almond milk, Date Honey, banana slices, cinnamon, and nutmeg in blender. Mix until smooth.

Yield: 2 servings (serving size: about 1 ½ cups)

Recipe Notes

  • Remove peels before placing bananas in freezer. Put in a plastic zip-top bag until completely frozen.
  • Substitute tofu with avocado.
  • Instead of using Date Honey, soak 3-4 Medjool dates in warm water at room temperature for an hour before adding to blender.
  • You can also use firm tofu, but you may need to add water or almond milk so that the consistency is not too thick.

Comments

  1. Oh my goodness, YUM!

  2. I am so gonna try this! My kiddos love snickerdoodle cookies…and so do I. 😉 Sounds yummy!

  3. Let me know what you think (and what the kiddos think). Another great way to enjoy this recipe is to pour it in popsicle molds and freeze. Yum-o!

  4. Do you have any suggestions for someone who can’t eat soy? I’d love to try a couple of your recent recipe posts (this and the banana cream pie) even though I’m not currently fasting (just trying healthy eating, but planning another fast soon), but I have a soy allergy. Any ideas?

  5. Kendra, for the smoothies, you can subsitute almond (or rice) milk and ice for tofu. You can also use coconut milk to get that creamy texture. For the banana cream pie, I haven’t tried an alternative ingredient but you try using raw cashews or almonds in place of the tofu. I hope that gives you some ideas! Let me know if you have other questions on specific recipes. Thanks for your comment!

  6. Amazing, awesome, delicious, and very filling. I added a tbsp of peanut butter and a tbsp of ground flax meal.

  7. This is my new favorite smoothie! I love it!

  8. Amber Taft says:

    This smoothie is amazing! Just made it & can’t believe how good it is! Thanks 🙂

  9. Are you allowed to have Kraft or Wishbone Italian Dressings

    • Store-bought salad dressing usually contain at least one (and often several) ingredients that aren’t allowed on the fast, such as sugar, vinegar, etc. You can find tasty salad dressing recipes in my book, http://www.ultimatedanielfast.com/book-the-ultimate-guide-to-the-daniel-fast/, and on my website.

      • I thought vinegar was on the “others” list of things we could have. I have been using oil and vinegar dressing with spices only (no sugars). Newman’s Own has one with no sugar.

        • None of my Daniel Fast recipes include vinegar. The process of creating vinegar involves fermentation, and the oxidation of ethanol produces an alcohol-containing liquid. However, one particular vinegar, apple cider vinegar, has many nutritional benefits, so some people may choose to include it on their fast. The idea of the fast is to deny yourself as an act of worship to the Lord. We don’t want to be so legalistic about every single thing that we put into our mouths that we miss the whole point of the Daniel Fast, so I would encourage you to seek the Lord for direction.

          Note: Fresh lemon juice is a good substitute for vinegar!

  10. This by far is my favorite. This is my 2nd year doing the Daniel fast with my church. I modified the recipe to omit tofu and used vanilla protein powder (modified for half marathon training).
    I drink this often even when I’m not on the fast. Ive turned my mom into a fan of date honey. She freezes it now for smoothies and to put on her toast.
    Your devotions while on this journey are so helpful, enlightening and encouraging.

  11. Hi! I am doing a Daniel Fast for school right now. I was wondering if you have any suggestions for cheaper simple recipes – I live in a dorm. Also, I have seen almond milk on the ingredient lists. I thought we weren’t allowed dairy, is almond milk not dairy? Thank you so much! I am so happy to have found this website, it will be very helpful!

    • I’m glad to hear you’re doing the Daniel Fast! Some of the cheapest recipes are going to be soups, and beans/rice dishes. Also, almond milk is not dairy. It’s made from almonds! The “milk” label is because it’s a liquid. May the Lord bless you as you hunger for Him!

  12. Rebecca says:

    I’d like to try these smoothies but most call for bananas – I absolutely can’t abide them. I’ve tried since childhood to eat them (because of nutritional benefits) and just can’t. Also they’re high glycemic and I’m pre-diabetic. I don’t use medicine to control my sugar just a balanced diet. Any recommendations on substitutes for bananas?

  13. Thanks so much! I’ll do it. 😉

  14. Sarah Lane says:

    I finally gave tofu a try for the first time via this smoothie! It was a little scary, but not as bad as I thought it would be. I let my husband try some of mine after I said I thought I put too much cinnamon and he said, “I’m a snickerdoodle fan. And that tastes like a snickerdoodle!” Success!! Thanks again Kristen for all your hard work! I am definitely acquiring a more God-honouring view of food through this fast.

    *I ended up adding a tbsp of peanut butter after the first tastes as another commenter suggested and it was really good that way as well-although I would say it doesn’t taste like a snickerdoodle anymore after that.

    • Yes, tofu isn’t so bad when you mix it with other foods. It’s the perfect texture to add to a smoothie. Good job for giving it a try. 🙂

  15. Greg Ljunggren says:

    Our cancer Doctor says that you should not eat any soy bean products, can cause breast cancer, we read labels and soy is at least 75% of products on the store shelfs.

    • Some people may choose not to include soy products on their fast, and that is completely fine. You can find research to support the use of soy products and research that says just the opposite. It must be a personal decision. The soy products listed on my website are given as options for people who DO eat soy products. Thanks for your comment.

  16. As someone who is about to embark on their first Daniel fast this coming Monday this is a brilliant website! Thank you Kristen for all the time and effort you have put into it.

    Unfortunately I am unable to make my own almond milk and all the almond/rice/coconut milk in the stores have additives. I know it is a personal decision whether to include these products but wonder what other peoples thoughts are on these store bought milks that have additional ingredients (although these ingredients may be able to be found naturally, are added to these products to preserve them/affect the consistency)?

    Filtered water, almonds (2.5%), mineral salts (tricalcium phosphate, sodium bicarbonate), emulsifier (lecithin), natural flavours, salt, vegetable gum (gellan)

    • Rebecca, I’m so glad to hear you’re doing the fast! Thank you for your kind words about the website. 🙂 Yes, it would be ideal if you could make your own almond milk, but a store-bought brand is an alternative. I usually recommend Silk Unsweetened or Almond Breeze Unsweetened. Even these brands do contain some ingredients like the ones listed above. I believe the “gums” are thickening agents, so that’s where the personal conviction comes in. If you’re uncomfortable having it, then I would recommend abstaining from store-bought almond milk. Good question!

  17. Are there any recipes for salad dressings

  18. Hi! Love the website as this is my 5th year doing the Daniel fast and I have one question. Is there a tofu that is soy free? I cannot do soy but I see a majority of your recipes call for tofu. Any guidance? Thanks in Advance!

    • Hi, Jamie! Yes, a few of my recipes contain soy, but most do not. There are probably 200+ recipes on my website! You can always substitute avocado for the tofu in the smoothie recipes (I just added that information). Some people like to use tofu for extra protein, but others do not. I just list it as an option for those who do! Thanks for your question.