Love pumpkin pie? Take your favorite pie’s flavors and blend into a creamy, dairy-free Pumpkin Spice Smoothie for a cozy, energizing breakfast. Its main ingredient—the pumpkin—gives the smoothie an abundance of vitamin A, which is great for your vision and skin. Furthermore, both the pumpkin and banana provide plenty of potassium, boosting your energy with electrolytes. And did you know that adding some collagen protein can help strengthen your joints, bones and muscles? You’ll be satisfying both nutritional needs and fall cravings with this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie!
Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:
By Katie Bishop
Pumpkin Spice Collagen Protein Smoothie
6-8 ice cubes
1 large banana
3/4 cup vanilla or greek yogurt
1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
3 tablespoons milk
2 heaping tablespoons (2 scoops) Further Collagen
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon
Whipped cream (optional)
1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth and creamy!
Calories: 465; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 19g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 41mg; Potassium: 228mg; Carbohydrate: 52g; Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 41g; Protein: 13g
Nutrition Bonus: Vit C: 11%; Vit A: 153%; Calcium: 8%; Iron: 3%
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