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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This pumpkin smoothie makes a unique yet tasty treat for the holiday season.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 smoothie

  • Calories 285
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Protein 29 g
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Sugar 18 g
  • Dietary Fiber 6 g
  • Cholesterol 55 mg
  • Sodium 180 mg
  • Potassium 535 mg

This Recipe Serves 1

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Combine pumpkin puree, Greek yogurt, protein powder, 1 tablespoon ground flax seed, almond milk, pumpkin pie spice and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour smoothie into a glass, top with whipped topping and sprinkle with 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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