A Pumpkin-Apple Smoothie To Spice Up Your Morning

We usually associate delicious fall ingredients like pumpkins, cinnamon or nutmeg with pies and other not-so-healthy desserts that are enjoyed post-Thanksgiving dinner. But why not enjoy dessert for breakfast and even better, keep it healthy and easy? Below is a simple smoothie that is packed with nutrients and definitely satisfies any sweet tooth.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 100% pure pumpkin purée
  • 1 1/2 cup diced apple with skin on (approximately 1 large apple)
  • 1/2 small frozen banana
  • 2 teaspoons raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon raw peanut or almond butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender and process until smooth.

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