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Recipe: Pumpkin spice smoothie

Recipes | November 20, 2020
pumpkin smoothie in a glass with a paper straw
Pumpkin and vanilla flavors work so well together

Enjoy this flavorful pumpkin spice smoothie for breakfast or after a workout since it's packed with four grams of protein in just one serving. 

Yield: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1.5-2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup vanilla almond (or vanilla soy milk)

Directions

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

* Optional add-in: Vanilla protein powder (1-2 scoops per manufacturers recommendations)

Nutrition Facts for 1 cup: 70 calories, 2g fat (0.5g saturated fat), 5mg sodium, 9g carbohydrates, 4g protein

Recipe from Cecelia JacobsonRegistered Dietitian for the Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

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