Pumpkin Smoothie

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  • Sweet and flavorful pumpkin smoothie made with pumpkin puree, Greek yogurt, pumpkin pie spice, and almond milk. Dust the top of this delicious drink with a bit cinnamon.

    Pumpkin smoothie in a glass with whipped cream on top.

    Maybe because I was born on Halloween, I love everything pumpkin and I especially look forward to pumpkin pies every fall.

    Ever since I bought a NutriBullet, I’ve been making smoothies every day and experimenting with different ingredient and flavors.  As pumpkins are now in season, you have to try this delicious Pumpkin Smoothie!

    How To Make Pumpkin Smoothie Video パンプキンスムージーの作り方

    Sweet and flavorful smoothie made with pumpkin puree, Greek yogurt, pumpkin pie spice, and almond milk. Garnish with cinnamon.

    Customize Your Pumpkin Smoothie

    The recipe is very simple but it makes it up with plenty of flavors.  In addition to my regular smoothie ingredients, I’ve added pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spices.  To make my smoothies sweeter, I usually add one banana and I’ve included it for this smoothie recipe as well.  Did I ruin the pumpkin pie flavor with a banana?  Absolutely not (thank goodness!), and you won’t even taste the banana because of the flavorful pumpkin puree and spices.

    The best way for me to describe this drink is…. it tastes like pumpkin pie that got transformed into a drink.  If you love pumpkin pie then definitely give this easy smoothie a try.

    I added whipped cream and ground cinnamon on top for this recipe, but you can be creative and add your own.  I’ve also tried crumbles of graham crackers and it was amazing as the crackers give nice crunch and different flavor.

    How do you enjoy your pumpkin smoothie?

    A glass of Pumpkin Smoothie with whipped cream on top.

    Enjoy Pumpkin Smoothie as a Drink or Dessert!

    Mr. JOC was very skeptical about this smoothie as he is not a fan of pumpkin pies or pumpkin dishes in general.  However, he was really impressed with this smoothie after the first sip!  It looks like we found another pumpkin dish to enjoy this fall.

    A glass of Pumpkin Smoothie with whipped cream on top.

    I hope you enjoy making my Pumpkin Smoothie recipe!  If you make this recipe, snap a picture and hashtag it #JustOneCookbook.  I love to see your creations on InstagramFacebook, & Twitter!  Thank you so much for reading and till next time!

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    All-star, easy-to-follow Pumpkin Smoothie recipe - Perfect for a delicious on-the-go breakfast in the fall.
    Pumpkin Smoothie
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Total Time
    5 mins
     
    Course: Drinks
    Servings: 2 cups
    Author: Nami
    Ingredients
    • 1 medium banana
    • ½ cup pumpkin puree (canned or homemade)
    • ¼ cup Greek yogurt (I used non-fat Greek yogurt)
    • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
    • 1-2 Tbsp maple syrup
    • 1 cup ice cubes if you don’t use frozen banana
    • ¾ cup vanilla almond milk
    • Whipped cream (optional)
    • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
    Instructions
    1. Gather all the ingredients.

      Pumpkin Smoothie Ingredients
    2. Put banana, pumpkin puree, Greek yogurt, pumpkin pie spice, ice cubes, and vanilla almond milk in an electric blender/mixer or NutriBullet.
      Pumpkin Smoothie 1
    3. Blend until all the ingredients are combined and smooth.
      Pumpkin Smoothie 2
    4. Pour into a glass (or 2 small glasses). Add whipped cream and grind cinnamon on top, if desired.
      Pumpkin Smoothie 3
    Recipe Notes

    Pumpkin Pie Spice: If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice, you can add ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/8 tsp. ground ginger, pinch of allspice, pinch of nutmeg, and pinch of cloves.

    Vanilla Almond Milk: You can use any kind of milk. If you cannot find vanilla almond milk, you can use regular almond milk and add vanilla (or you don't need to add at all).

     

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    Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without my permission. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe and link to this post as the original source. Thank you.

    Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 31, 2014.

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