Apple Pie Protein Smoothie



Everyone is all “PSL yada yada.” What about the other fall favorite?

Apples?!?!?! I remember that when I was a kid my mom would make apple pie and I would help her peel and core the granny smith apples. I think I ate more apples than I actually peeled! My mom is a great baker (hello, check out her Fresh Peach Crumb Pie– vegan) so she knows good pie, I think she would even like this protein smoothie if I could get her to try it!


Beautiful granny smith apples mixed with Vanilla Chai Vega protein, probably one of the best ideas I’ve had in a while. I have been testing out different Vega protein powders for while. When I tried the vanilla chai flavor the first thought that came to my mind was apple pie, all it needed was the apple and a touch more cinnamon and nutmeg. Easy, simple, filling and healthy. I love Vega because it is so filling and loaded with good for you things. Seriously any protein shake that taste this good and packs vegetable servings is A-OK with me.

I love guilt free treats… Especially if they come packed with 15g grams of protein AND granny smith apples.

Apple Pie Protein Smoothie


  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Chai Protein Powder (I used Vega)
  • 1/2 Granny Smith Apple
  • 2 Ice Cubes
  • 1 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Nutmeg


  1. Add all ingredients to your high power blender and blend until smooth.

Apple Pie Protein Shake- Not So Perfect Life

Apple Pie Protein Smoothie- Not So Perfect Life Pie heaven in a glass :)

Fall started this last weekend, what did you do to celebrate? I am in sunny and hot Mexico so I’m not exactly feeling very fall yet.


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6 Responses to Apple Pie Protein Smoothie

  1. This looks like heaven! I made apple crisp and pumpkin muffins to get in the fall spirit. I really want to buy vega protein powder because I’ve heard lots of great stuff. Trying to finish up my Sunwarrior first. Happy fall! I’m sure NYC will be looking beautiful when you return.
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  2. Ooh this looks so yummy! I’ve been making the same smoothies forever, so I need to switch it up a bit!
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  3. Apple pie smoothie is a genius idea!! Love this :) After I went to the gym I made a vegan, raw chocolate fudge sauce to embrace the weekend and splurge myself 😉 Have a great weekend dear!!
    xox Amy
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  4. I’ve been meaning to try Vega–now that I know I can do THIS with it, I want to run out and buy it immediately. 😉
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