Welcome Fall with this deliciously nutritious Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie!

Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

What better way to welcome Fall than this DELICIOUS Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie! If you love pumpkin pie but don’t want all that pastry, sugar, and fat, this is your answer. It’s a fabulous way to start the day or enjoy it as a nutritious afternoon snack topped with some granola, cacao nibs, and nuts. Either way, it’s a winner!

This smoothie combines the rich, earthy flavor of pumpkin with warm spices, creating a delicious and nutritious treat. It’s a great way to incorporate the nutritional benefits of pumpkin, which is rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants, into your diet. The chia seeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids and additional fiber, make sure to adjust the spice levels to suit your taste preferences.

Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

Why is this smoothie healthy?

Ok! hold on to your hats! Here’s the lineup:

  1. Canned pumpkin is packed with nutrients, such as potassium, vitamin A, and iron
  2. Flaxseeds are filled with essential omega-3 fatty acids as well as phytochemicals called lignans
  3. Soymilk has 8 grams of protein per cup!
  4. Chia seeds, not only help to make the smoothie deliciously creamy, but they’re also a wonderful source of fiber, which can improve heart health, reduce cholesterol levels and promote intestinal health
  5. Ground ginger is a nutritional powerhouse. It’s a rare case when dried is actually more potent than fresh. It’s loaded with antioxidants, which help prevent stress and damage to your body’s DNA
  6. Cinnamon contains antioxidants, that help neutralize free radicals, preventing them from damaging cells in the body
Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

This smoothie is:

  • delicious
  • creamy
  • protein packed
  • flavor filled
  • super duper easy to whip up
  • a Fall treat
  • amazingly healthy!

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What equipment is needed to make a Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie?

To achieve a really smooth, creamy consistency, a high-speed Vitamix blender is a great tool!

Vitamix, White 5200 Blender, Professional-Grade, 64 oz. Container

Does this smoothie refrigerate overnight or freeze?

Truly, it’s best enjoyed fresh, the banana taste tends to get a little overpowering if left in the fridge overnight. You can however freeze this in an airtight for up to 1 month 🙂

Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

I hope you love this healthy pumpkin smoothie as much as I do! If you do make it, please take a picture and share it on Instagram and I’ll repost it on my stories. I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment and rate the recipe! Thanks so much and happy cooking:)

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Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

A delicious Fall treat 🙂

  • Author: The Well Fed Yogi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: smoothie
  • Method: blender
  • Cuisine: Fall
  • Diet: Vegan

Ingredients


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Smoothie:

1 banana, frozen is best as it adds to the “creamy” texture

1/2 cup pumpkin puree, canned

8 oz non-dairy milk

1/4 cup maple syrup or date syrup, or less to suit your taste buds

1 tablespoon flaxseeds

1 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Ice cubes (optional)

Toppings:

Granola

Cacao nibs

Chopped nuts


Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a Vitamix Blender.
  2. Blitz until very smooth, pour into a glass, sprinkle over toppings, and enjoy!

Keywords: Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

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