Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Sounds a bit strange but it’s actually really yummy!  I realized when I fell in love with pumpkin pie frozen yogurt last winter that a cold pumpkin smoothie was worth a try.  Pumpkin is packed with fiber and Vitamin A and is a good source of Vitamins C and E, magnesium, and potassium.  Beta-carotene is the amazing component that gives pumpkin its bright orange color and helps to ward off several cancers and protect the heart. Pumpkin is also low in calories; just 49 calories in a cup, yet has enough fiber to help fill you up.

Go on, you know you want to try it!!

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

1 c  canned pumpkin puree (NOT pie-filling)

1 c plain low-fat Greek yogurt

1 frozen banana

1/2 t nutmeg

1 1/2 t cinnamon

1 c almond milk or milk of your choice

1 T maple syrup or agave

8 ice cubes

Blend, Sip, Smile

 

Peace and Pumpkin,

Melissa

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2 thoughts on “Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  1. Hey Melissa, I am at Missy’s following the birth of her first child. We tried this yesterday and it is a winner. Such a clean taste with the unsweetened almond milk, and, so good for baby Elleigh! Thanks and have a great Thanksgivivg Day!

    Carole

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