RECIPE OF THE WEEK | Pumpkin Smoothie
Pumpkin is a wonderful source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, making it a tasty and healthy addition to your diet. With autumn in full swing and pumpkin in season, be sure to pick some up at your local grocery to make this delicious smoothie, reminiscent of homemade pumpkin pie!
Makes 6 servings
1 15-ounce can pumpkin purée
2 cups soymilk, or to taste
2 cups ice
2 tbsp maple syrup, or to taste
1 tablespoon vanilla extract, or to taste
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, or to taste (alternatively, can use a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice)
Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend for 1 to 2 minutes until everything is incorporated.
Nutrition Information | Per serving (1 cup):
calories: 95; fat: 1.7 g; saturated fat: 0.4 g; calories from fat: 14.5%; cholesterol: 0 mg; protein: 3.7 g; carbohydrates: 16.8 g; sugar: 8.7 g; fiber: 3.1 g; sodium: 51 mg; calcium: 129 mg; iron: 2.1 mg; vitamin C: 3.4 mg; beta-carotene: 4920 mcg; vitamin E: 1.9 mg
Recipe by Mary Ohno
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