Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND June 4, 2014

This recipe was inspired by one of my patients. I always love learning healthy recipes and tips from my patients!

This smoothie recipe makes an ideal breakfast- packed full of blood sugar stabilizing protein, antioxidant rich pumpkin, seeds for essential micronutrients and fiber, anti-inflammatory spices.

Thanksgiving is in a few days, and this might be a good breakfast to start the day off right.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 can organic pumpkin
  • 1 banana
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder (I like hemp, rice or pea protein powders)
  • 3-4 tbsp ground pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high for 1 minute. Enjoy!

Editor’s Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health practitioners with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health program.


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