Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Having a hard time finding your favorite pumpkin beverage at the coffee shops? Try something cooler, made right at home in your very own blender. Sweet, spicy and satisfying, this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is made with the healthiest of ingredients: organic pumpkin, creamy almond milk, rich almond butter and pure vanilla. For an extra-thick, shake-like consistency, freeze pumpkin purée before you mix it in!

Make a thicker, “shake-like” smoothie by freezing pumpkin before adding it to your blender!

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients

½ (15 oz.) can or ½ cup mashed pumpkin*
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbsp. almond butter
¼ cup mashed carrots or sweet potato*
1- ½ tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon (or more, to taste)
½ tsp. nutmeg
½ cup crushed ice cubes
Optional: 1 scoop vegan vanilla protein powder


Directions

1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.

* For thicker, shake-like consistency, freeze pumpkin and mashed carrots/sweet potatoes before blending.

 

Nutritional information, without the optional protein powder:

178 calories, 15 carbs, 10 grams of fat, 5 grams of protein, 90 grams of sodium and 5 grams of sugar

With added protein:

288 calories, 15 carbs, 12 grams of fat, 25 grams of protein, 93 grams of sodium and 5 grams of sugar

 

Mo, the Morselist

Mo, the Morselist

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels”is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, Board Certified Health Coach (A.A.D.P.), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, member of the International Association of Health Coaches (I.A.H.C.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.​
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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, Board Certified Health Coach (A.A.D.P.), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, member of the International Association of Health Coaches (I.A.H.C.), recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a low-sugar, no-sodium, gluten-free, vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad, Mac, a diabetic, after he survived quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Mo’s recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.​

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