It's that pumpkin time of year!
I had this for breakfast the other day, and then ordered my annual pumpkin spice latte.
Guess what? I think this one was better.
A 1/2 cup of pumpkin has 40 calories... wow, seems kind of like a calorie bargain to me for all that plus the vitamins too. This smoothie stayed with me all morning.
I made Coconut Pumpkin Soup the other day, and had a half can of pumpkin to use up.
Why are the big cans SO much cheaper than the small cans? I always seen to have leftover pumpkin at this time of year. Here's a great way to use it up.
Makes one thick smoothie!
1 cup of yogurt, nonfat Greek, or vanilla yoghurt would be great too (reduce the sugar)
1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
1/2 cup milk (almond milk is nice too!)
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp vanilla
1-2 Tbsp of brown sugar, or some artificial sweetener
Throw it all in a blender and zoom it up! Add more milk if it seems too thick for your liking.