A Protein-Packed Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Makes Every Day a Good Day

For those obsessed with all things pumpkin, there’s really no end to where this antioxidant-rich squash can be used. Breakfast smoothies are no exception! This simple recipe for a pumpkin smoothie is so good, you’ll probably want to start every morning off with one. Luckily, canned pumpkin is available year-round, which means you can enjoy this smoothie during the sunny months of Summer or on a dark Winter morning. For an even creamier and nutrient-dense breakfast, consider adding a little Greek yogurt to the mix.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin (canned or freshly cooked)
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 scoop (approximately 2 tablespoons) vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of ground ginger

Instructions:

  1. Put all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!