Best pumpkin smoothie recipe ever

Best pumpkin smoothie recipe ever

“What makes it the BEST pumpkin smoothie recipe Dawn?”

“Why because it’s simple, has no refined sugar, repurposes leftovers (in my case), has immunity boosting ingredients, AND is lip-smacking good!”

I am no fan of “smoothie bowls” because they usually contain more than your recommended daily dose of sugar in one serving – which is something all of us should be aware of and those of us living with #type1diabetes must be.

So…it’s late Thanksgiving morning and I was getting hungry. I paged through my favorite reference for smoothie recipes and didn’t find what I was looking for, so WELLA this recipe was born. I did not reach for my phone to Google it and even now, I’m writing this post on my computer. I’m aiming for a phone-free day, but I digress. Here’s the BEST pumpkin smoothie recipe…how do I know it’s the best? Because I had to fight back my culinary commando husband while I (hastily) capturing this photo.

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. frozen pumpkin (mine was recently thawed and a bit slushy)
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ~ 1/4 c. half and half (add more/less for desired consistency or substitute non-dairy option).
  • Following doTERRA essential oils (only oils I ingest; purity matters)
    1 Clove (optional)
    1 Cinnamon
    1 OnGuard

Instructions:

Blend. This recipe made 16 oz.
Serve with coconut flakes, pecans, and top with a pinch of pumpkin pie spice.

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