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Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

This cool and creamy smoothie is just like pumpkin pie with whipped cream but it’s totally acceptable for breakfast because it’s packed with protein and healthy fats. For an added nutrient bonus, throw in a handful of spinach.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 medium banana, peeled and frozen
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. nut or seed butter of choice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond*, coconut milk or water
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut milk or full-fat yogurt –> not dairy-free
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 scoops unflavored or vanilla protein powder of choice
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup (optional-for a touch of sweetness)
  • 1 cup ice
  • handful of spinach (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into the container of your blender. Place the lid on top and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

Notes

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 307
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 90 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 26 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 23 g