Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

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PUMPKIN PIE PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

It’s that time of year! I love the fall!!

Apples, pumpkins, butternut squash, warm soup, autumn leaves, cooler weather, scarfs, beanies, boots, apple picking, pumpkin picking, apple cider, pumpkin pie, and all the spices!!! Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, allspice… also known by the masses as “PUMPKIN SPICE”… YES!!

I present to you… my Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie.

This is my go to when I’m craving the creamy sweet taste of a PSL, without all the added sugar, and in the form of a smoothie!

In fact, you can find my PSL recipe here

Ingredients
2 tbsp almond butter
1 frozen banana
1 scoop vanilla flavored vegan protein powder
2 pitted dates
1 tsp (or more!) pumpkin pie spice 
1 cup pumpkin, canned (or pumpkin puree)

(add more water or some ice until you get the consistency you prefer! If you use FROZEN banana, you shouldn’t need any ice, but everyones preference is different)

Directions
Add all the ingredients and blend 
Top with non-dairy whipped cream and dust with pumpkin pie spice
Enjoy!

Yields:
2 Servings

Nutrition per serving
Calories: 368
Carbs:  45 g
Protein:  20 g
Fat: 12 g

Time
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 0 min
Ready in: 5 min
Servings: 2

While we’re at it, let’s talk about the benefits of pumpkin spice. You can read more about it here… Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger.

Let me know if you try this yourself, and tag me on Instagram. I can’t wait to hear what you think!