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How to make a pumpkin banana spice smoothie

Pumpkin adds a rich flavor and a dash of health-boosting nutrients to your everyday smoothie.

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You don't need an expensive blender to make great smoothies. I use a $40 Ninja. But I do spend money for high-quality ingredients - fresh and organic as often as possible.

You don't need an expensive blender to make great smoothies. I use a $40 Ninja. But I do spend money for high-quality ingredients - fresh and organic as often as possible.

Pour 1 1/2 cups of vanilla flavored almond milk into a blender. If you want to reduce the amount of sugar in your smoothie, use plain almond milk.

Pour 1 1/2 cups of vanilla flavored almond milk into a blender. If you want to reduce the amount of sugar in your smoothie, use plain almond milk.

Feel free to use soy milk if you like that better than almond milk.

Feel free to use soy milk if you like that better than almond milk.

Add 1/2 cup pure pumpkin.

Add 1/2 cup pure pumpkin.

Slice 1 ripe, medium-sized banana and add to the blender.

Slice 1 ripe, medium-sized banana and add to the blender.

Most protein powders come with a measuring scoop. In my protein powder canister, one scoop = 4 tablespoons. I use 1/2 scoop or 2 tablespoons in my smoothies.

Most protein powders come with a measuring scoop. In my protein powder canister, one scoop = 4 tablespoons. I use 1/2 scoop or 2 tablespoons in my smoothies.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.

Add 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed meal for a healthy dose of fat. Don't accidentally add flax seeds - you need the ground seeds.

Add 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed meal for a healthy dose of fat. Don't accidentally add flax seeds - you need the ground seeds.

If you like, you can throw in a few leaves of spinach for added nutrition. Sometimes I add it, sometimes I don't.

If you like, you can throw in a few leaves of spinach for added nutrition. Sometimes I add it, sometimes I don't.

Viola! A creamy, nutrient-rich smoothie that tastes good and is good for you!

  • 1/2c Vanilla-flavored almond milk
  • 1/2c 100% pure pumpkin purée
  • 1.0 Medium banana, very ripe
  • 2.0Tbsp Soy protein powder
  • 1/2tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1.0Tbsp Ground flaxseed meal