October is here, and what better way to celebrate than with pumpkin pie? Since it isn’t exactly practical to eat pie for breakfast or lunch every day, you can achieve the same flavors by blending up this autumn spiced pumpkin pie smoothie recipe that not only tastes delicious but also offers all of the health benefits of eating your vegetables in the form of fruits and greens.
You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Tried This Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe – Hudson Valley Style Cooking with Maxwell Alexander
Here’s a recipe for an autumn-spiced pumpkin pie smoothie that’ll make you feel warm and cozy while it’s still cool outside. It has all of the same flavors as a pumpkin pie without the crust or high-fat content. The key ingredients are pumpkin puree, milk, eggs, spices (pumpkin pie spice), and honey. Add in some ice cubes if you want them to be cold or some hot water if you want them to be hot. The great thing about this recipe is that you can customize it however way your heart desires by adding things like chocolate chips, nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon stick, vanilla extract, or whipped cream. Another idea would be to top it with a sprinkle of ground ginger or cloves. Whatever you decide, I’m sure this recipe will become one of your favorites!
The Secret Ingredient
Pumpkins are a symbol of the harvest season and this pie-inspired smoothie is a great way to get your pumpkin fix. With the help of some cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, you’ll be able to smell fall in your glass. Grab all the ingredients below to enjoy a tasty slice of autumn from the inside!
Makes 2 servings
- 2 cups vanilla almond milk or coconut water
- 1 can pureed pumpkin (or fresh)
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce (optional)
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup ice cubes
Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend on high for about 30 seconds until completely mixed together.
Estimated Calorie Count (Per Serving)
The calories in this recipe depending on the ingredients you choose to use. The following is an approximate calorie count of this recipe:
- 150 calories, if using coconut milk, apple juice, and pumpkin puree.
- 200 calories, if using regular milk and pumpkin puree.
- 250 calories, if using almond milk, apple juice, and pumpkin puree.