This 300-Calorie Protein Smoothie Is Like Sipping on a Slice of Pumpkin Pie

If you savor everything pumpkin spice, from quick breads to cookies to fruit and nut bars to PSLs, it’s time to give your breakfast smoothie a pumpkin spice makeover with this go-to fall recipe.

Made with real pumpkin puree and sweetened naturally with banana, this dairy-free pumpkin spice smoothie is packed with 18 grams of protein and offers 11.3 grams of keep-you-full-till-lunch fiber.

But who cares about all that, because this is basically like sipping on a sweet, creamy, delicious slice of pumpkin pie. Except it’s under 13 grams of sugar for just over 300 calories. On crisp fall mornings, this is the perfect quick, healthy breakfast.

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
    1/2 frozen banana
    5 pecans
    1 cup unsweetened soy milk
    1/2-1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1 tablespoon flaxmeal
    1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place everything in a blender and mix until smooth, about one minute.
  2. Pour in a cup and enjoy!

Information

Category
Drinks, Smoothies
Cuisine
North American
Yield
1 serving
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Total Time
9 minutes, 59 seconds

Nutrition

Calories per

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