Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I've never been struck by pumpkin fever like everybody else during the fall. I suppose having crappy pumpkin pie as a kid (read: not vegan, all processed) turned me off to all things pumpkin. This year I rediscovered the magic of pumpkin through many different preparations and was intrigued by the concept of making a pumpkin smoothie for breakfast. I drink smoothies 3-4 times a week as my first meal of the day and the nutritional value of pumpkins made this an easy choice to mix up my repertoire. It might seem weird to add salt to a smoothie but it's key in bringing out the rest of the flavors, trust me.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

1 can refrigerated organic pumpkin
2 frozen bananas
2 cups non-dairy milk
1/2 cup So Delicious vanilla coconut yogurt
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
dash of salt

1. Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Drink immediately.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 16oz smoothies


9 comments:

janessa said...

A picture, a picture! Your blog is getting all kinds of grown up.

Love it! Make me one sometime, okay??

JL goes Vegan said...

Great smoothie recipe! I like the flavor of pumpkin in a smoothie because I'm not a big fan of super-sweet smoothies. I'll try this!

~L said...

I am definitely going to try this. Sounds delicious.

Sherri - Konin - PDX Yogini said...

This sounds great! Glad you finally posted a recipe for it after tempting us on Twitter so many times! I recently tried a persimmon & frozen apricot smoothie and it was really lovely.

Anonymous said...

I make this with So Delicious coconut milk and yogurt, and it's sooo good! Great idea to refrigerate the pumpkin first. It's kind of a no-brainer, but one I managed to overlook. (Thus the anonymous comment posting!) :)

The Blissful Chef said...

Yummers, I'm so going to try this!!

Allen said...

Looks so yummy - thanks for posting!

I know of a website that I think you would really enjoy! It's called www.all-smoothie-recipes.com

They have vegan protein smoothies that are delicious!

Check them out I think you will love

Thank again for posting!

svg said...

i started drinking smoothies a week ago. My skin improved after 2 days! Everyone should drink them, I feel like a have more energie than ever.

Anti Money Laundering said...

This is simply refreshing, i love to try this delicious smoothie.

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