Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

myWholeLifeBy myWholeLife Team  , , ,   ,

October 9, 2015

This thick and delicious heart healthy smoothie is great anytime of day to maintain your energy level and balance your blood sugar. The fibre content in pumpkin is also excellent for individuals having bowel movement and other digestive problems. The rolled oats have also been shown to improve symptoms of diabetes, effectively lowering blood sugar and improving insulin resistance. We could go on and on about all the other health benefits of this smoothie, so drink up and enjoy!

  • Yields: 1 Serving

Ingredients

½ cup pure pumpkin puree

1 cup almond milk

¼ cup rolled oats

1 heaping tbsp of coconut cream

½ cup of ice

½ to 1 tsp maple syrup (sweetness preference)

½ grated lemon rind

1 tsp Ceylon "true" cinnamon

½ tsp ginger

¼ tsp nutmeg

¼ tsp cloves

¼ tsp caradamom

Directions

1Blend the pumpkin, almond milk, coconut cream, and rolled oats in the high speed blender until smooth.

2Add remaining ingreditent and blend for another 1 to 2 minutes.

Smoothie will be on the thicker side with the addition of the rolled oats. If you prefer a thinner consistency just add a little more almond milk.

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1 Review

Tammy

November 30, 2015

I’m up for anything I can make in my Vitamix!

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