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Pumped-Up Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Serves 1 5 minute prep time

By Angela Simpson on October 29, 2014, categorized in Smoothies, Workout Fuel

Pumped-Up Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

by Angela Simpson of Eat Spin Run Repeat

In addition to providing a generous 30 grams of plant-based protein, this fall smoothie has even more nutrition thanks to the whole food ingredients of flaxseed, chia seeds, maca, and cacao.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega Sport® Performance Protein
  • 1 frozen peeled banana
  • 1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp Vega® Maca
  • ¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Cacao nibs (optional)

Preparation

  • Combine all ingredients except for the ice in a blender and puree until almost smooth.

  • Add the ice and continue blending until completely crushed.

  • Pour into a class and sprinkle with a little extra cinnamon and cacao nibs. Enjoy!

Angela Simpson

Angela Simpson is a Holistic Wellness Coach and Culinary Nutrition Expert living in Los Angeles, California. Her blog, My Fresh Perspective is a destination for healthy whole food recipes, nutrition and fitness tips, personal development and all things holistic health. Her mission is to use her professional training and personal experiences to educate and inspire as many women as possible to live their best lives.
Angela Simpson

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