Spiced Up Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

September 21, 2016

Smoothie are a great way to kickstart your morning, plus they’re an easy breakfast with little cleanup! I start each morning with a pumpkin-based smoothie. Why pumpkin? It’s delicious, filling, and loaded with good-for-you ingredients like vitamins A and E, potassium, iron, fiber, and so much more. Why wait for that pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving? Start enjoying pumpkin puree in a new and healthier way by whipping it into soups and smoothies!

Below is my delicious Spiced Up Pumpkin Banana Smoothie
 recipe - you’ll love it, your kids will love, and you’ll stay satiated until lunchtime. For alternative variations, swap out the banana for fresh or frozen berries, and/or add a big handful of spinach or kale.


Spiced Up Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

Makes 2 smoothies

2 cups unsweetened coconut milk beverage 

1 can unsweetened pumpkin puree
1 banana

1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt  

2 tablespoons ground flaxseed meal

1 1/2 teaspoons honey or to taste 

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2-4 ice cubes

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Drink and enjoy!