Easy Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin is a low-calorie food that is full of nutrients, including vitamins C and A. This pumpkin smoothie is easy to make and tastes like pumpkin pie in a glass!

In a blender, add

  • 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of plain yogurt
  • A big dash of cinnamon
  • A small dash each of nutmeg, ground ginger and ground cloves
  • 1/2 cap of vanilla extract (pour extract into cap to measure)
  • A splash of apple juice or water
  • 6 ice cubes
  • Sweetener to taste: 1 to 2 tsp honey, brown sugar, maple syrup or regular sugar

Blend until smooth and pour into glass. If desired, top with whipped cream (from a can) and a drizzle of Hershey’s caramel syrup or extra shake of cinnamon.

P.S. You’ll have canned pumpkin leftover. Put in a container and refrigerator for more smoothies. Discard any leftover pumpkin after 5 to 7 days.

About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. Her blogs include Autumn in Virginia, Cool Yule Blog and You Can't Make This Stuff Up, among others. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.
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