Pumpkin Smoothie

I never know what to do with the extra pumpkin puree that I have lying around after recipes like this pumpkin bread. I was making my smoothie the other day and perusing my refrigerator when a light bulb went off. Why of course, pumpkin smoothies!

This smoothie is so deliciously sweet and seasonal plus you get tons of Omega-3s in the flax seeds and almond butter. A genius fall invention for sure. It’s creamy, delicious, and perfectly pumpkin-y.

-3/4 cup almond milk (or oat milk or whatever milk you prefer)
-1/4 cup organic canned pureed pumpkin
-1/4 tspn ground cinnamon
-1/8 tspn nutmeg
-1/4 tspn pure vanilla extract
-1 tblspn almond butter
-1 tblspn ground flax seeds (optional for extra Omega-3s)
-1 tblspn maple syrup
-4 ice cubes


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  1. Anne [A Squared] said:

    I have a great recipe for pumpkin chocolate chip muffins that I have been making for years… I break it out and make a few batches every fall! http://acolvinsquared.blogspot.com/2012/09/just-for-fun-healthier-pumpkin.html

    10.31.12 · Reply
  2. Bailey said:

    Awesome!! So making this today (but swapping stevia liquid for agave). Thanks for your smoothie brilliance!!

    10.31.12 · Reply
  3. Amber Creswick said:

    Looks good – thanks

    9.4.20 · Reply