Butternut squash soup? We've got something better. Sip on this sweet and nutty smoothie for another way to eat your favorite winter squash.
Bring 2 cups water to a gentle boil in a small pot with a steamer basket over medium-high heat; add butternut squash (or sweet potato) to steamer basket. Steam for 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain; place butternut squash (or sweet potato) in refrigerator. Chill for 10 minutes, or until cool.
Place butternut squash (or sweet potato), ice, remaining ½ cup water, coconut milk, protein powder, dates, almond butter, coconut, chia seeds, and cinnamon in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!
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