Introduction: Pumpkin Smoothie

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Sitting out in the sun with a big slice of pumpkin pie, no matter how tempting, would be a little weird. But this frosty pumpkin smoothie lets you enjoy that fall treat anytime of year! Plus, flax seed, almond milk and using agave for the sweetener keeps it light and low-cal.

Ingredients
8 ounces pumpkin puree
12 ounces coconut water, frozen into ice cubes
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
6 ounces plain Greek yogurt
3 ounces orange juice, frozen into ice cubes
1/2" cube of fresh ginger
2 Tablespoons flax seeds, ground
2 Tablespoons agave
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 pinches nutmeg

Makes 4 servings (10 ounces)

Directions
  • Add all ingredients, except ice cubes, to the blender.
  • Blend, adding a few ice cubes at a time.
  • Top with a dollop of yogurt and a dash of nutmeg.

Nutritional Information
Per 10 ounce serving
Calories 111
Total Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 56mg
Potassium 293mg
Fiber 4g
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 85%
Calcium 10%
Iron 4%

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Comments

oneprimalscream (author)2011-06-23

This sounds great!

wilgubeast (author)2011-05-31

This is adorable. Gotta keep this in mind for when pumpkins are in season.

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