Pumpkin Spice Smoothie October 10, 2016 17:10 42 Comments

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This delicious and nutritious smoothie tastes just like a pumpkin pie!

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Blend all ingredients:

1-2 scoops of Complete Whey Protein in the Delicious Chocolate Flavor
3 Tbsp. of pureed pumpkin (canned pumpkin)
1 cup of unsweet coconut cream or unsweet almond milk
dash each of nutmeg, Ceylon cinnamon & ground ginger
1 tsp. of vanilla extract
1 Tbsp. of  unsweet cocoa powder
If desired sweeter, add stevia or xylitol to taste
1 last dash of Ceylon cinnamon right before serving

Change this to a Vegan recipe and sub Complete Pea Protein for Whey Protein!

Change this to a Paleo recipe and sub Complete Paleo Protein for Whey Protein!

Pumpkins are a low calorie vegetable full of nutrients like vitamin-A, vitamin-C and vitamin-E, copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.

Ceylon cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-tumor and immune boosting effects.

Raw Whey Protein is great for muscle building, fat loss, energy, post-workout recovery and immune boosting.

The cacoa found in dark chocolate is full of antioxidants like resveratrol which helps prevent damage to blood vessels, reduces "bad" cholesterol and prevents blood clots. Serotonin, a natural antidepressant, is also found in dark chocolate.