I love fall! There's the promise of cooler weather, stunning desert sunsets and lots of local apples showing up at the farmers market. Here's a recipe that celebrates all the goodness of the changing season. Buy some locally grown apples, order some granola and enjoy this delicious smoothie.
Bird's Nest Apple Cinnamon Granola Smoothie
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
3/4 cup Birds' Nest Apple Cinnamon Granola
2 large apples cored and sliced
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
1" piece vanilla bean (optional)
4-5 ice cubes
1) Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
2) Pour into 4 glasses and top with extra granola.
Makes about 4-5 cups