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Power Up For Fall With a Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Posted on November 08, 2010 by administrator
Pumpkin smoothies offer the best flavors of fall...and great nutrition!

Pumpkin smoothies offer the best flavors of fall...and great nutrition!

If you’re training for a marathon this fall, or just want a post-workout treat that celebrates the best flavors of the season, then you’ll love this quick and easy protein smoothie recipe. This healthy drink contains many key ingredients for endurance and energy, including:

  • Almond milk – rich in Vitamin E, protein, and omega fatty acids.
  • Pumpkin –  low calorie and lots of potassium, antioxidants, beta carotene, zinc, and fiber.
  • Banana – high in fiber, iron, B vitamins, and potassium.

The health benefits are overwhelming. Plus, this smoothie is sure to taste fantastic. Break out your blender and enjoy this quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for nourishing your body the right way:

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

1/2 cup pumpkin (canned or freshly cooked)

1/2 frozen banana

3/4 cup almond milk

1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Put all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy as a snack, breakfast, or post-workout recovery drink.

What are your favorite ways to recharge after training? Share your protein shake recipes with us in the comments!

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