Pumpkin smoothie Recipe: Healthy and Nutritious
Pumpkin smoothie is the perfect breakfast on the go for the pumpkin obsessed. It is an effortless lip-smacking way to power you through the first half of the day.
Pumpkin smoothie Benefit
Pumpkin is a weight-loss-friendly food because you can consume more of it than other carb sources like rice and potatoes but, still take in fewer calories.
What’s more, pumpkin is a good source of fiber, which can help curb your appetite.
Healthy pumpkin smoothie is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, high in protein, and rich in fiber.
Simply put, this protein-packed tropical smoothie is like drinkable pumpkin pie!
If you love pumpkin pie then give this easy smoothie a try.
Fancy a slice of pumpkin pie but not in the mood for baking? This pumpkin pie smoothie is for you!
Indisputable, it’s like pumpkin pie in a glass.
A smoothie that combines simple ingredients for a tasty fall treats!
You get the taste and the enjoyment without even having to put your oven on.
And guess what? It tastes like pumpkin pie! This smoothie comes together in 5 minutes and requires just 7 ingredients.
The ingredients are so simple you likely have them in your storeroom right now.
Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe: How to Make
This easy smoothie is velvety smooth, ice-cold and refreshing and combines the best fall flavors in a glass!
Pumpkin puree is the foundation of this recipe.
Make a lower-calorie smoothie by using unsweetened/unflavored pure pumpkin puree, nonfat plain yogurt, and the sweetener of your choice.
(Add vegetable like spinach and you have pumpkin pie green smoothie)
To make this smoothie you need to have some frozen bananas on hand.
Peel them, break them into quarters and freeze in a freezer bag. That way you are always set for any smoothie craving that comes your way.
And if you’re not a huge banana fan, never fear! You really can’t taste the banana flavor once blended with other flavors.
Frozen banana adds natural sweetness and frostiness, and the pumpkin pie spices and maple syrup transform it into a true pumpkin spice smoothie.
Vanilla protein powder is a great way of adding more protein for extra flavor and nutrition!
- 1 cup milk
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- ½ cup yogurt
- ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
- Splash vanilla
- 1 frozen banana
- Combine the milk, pumpkin puree, yogurt, maple syrup, pie spice, vanilla, and banana in a blender and blend until combined.
247 calories; 6.1 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 120 mg sodium. 740 mg potassium; 41.9 g carbohydrates; 5.9 g fiber; 24 g sugar; 10.2 g protein; 12921 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 38 mcg folate; 343 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 61 mg magnesium; 4 g added sugar.
Have it for breakfast, or for a snack, or a dessert or whenever you want.
Sprinkle some pumpkin pie spice on top for extra deliciousness and enjoy!
Want to Make This Recipe Vegan?
Simply sub the plain yogurt with almond milk yogurt, cashew butter (for extra creaminess), or more almond milk!