This pumpkin smoothie makes a unique yet tasty treat for the holiday season.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: 1 smoothie
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/3 cup non-fat, plain greek yogurt
1 scoop no carb vanilla flavored protein powder
1 tablespoon ground flax seed
1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup ice
2 tablespoons fat free whipped topping
1/4 teaspoon ground flax seed
Chef Tip: Be sure you are purchasing pumpkin puree and not canned pumpkin pie filling. There is a big difference in calories and carbohydrate between the two.
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Ensure your ingredientS are gluten free and this dish can be gluten free.
Photo: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos
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