Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin pie smoothie

Do you still have pumpkins left over from halloween?

Then try this super nutritious smoothie recipe.

Pumpkins are a powerhouse of goodness for your health:

  • they contain Beta-carotene, a powerful cancer fighter and immune booster
  • they are rich in B-vitamins, which are good for your mood and for blood sugar control, plus
  • are low in sugar and high in fibre.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • 1/3 cup cashews, soaked for 2 hours or overnight
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, chilled
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • pinch salt

Method

  1. Prepare your pumpkin puree – peel, chop and steam pumpkin until tender then puree or mash with a fork. Place in the fridge to chill.
  2. Add all ingredients to your blender and blitz until smooth.
  3. Add some water if it is too thick for your liking.

Time Saver Tip

  • You can freeze your pumpkin puree in 1/2 cup portions for use at a later time.
  • Peel, chop and freeze your bananas when they have reached ripeness.
  • This smoothie will keep in fridge for 24 hours – so you can prepare the night before and have it as a breakfast-t0-go in the morning.

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+ 20 gluten-free & dairy-free recipes
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+ An overview of smoothies vs juices
+ Time saver tips to set you up for success
+ A bonus printable shopping list to get you started.

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