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Pumpkin Golden Milk Smoothie

Pumpkin Golden Milk Smoothie recipe with ginger as the secret ingredient.

If your ginger root is older or stringy, grate a 2-inch chunk, gather the gratings, and squeeze them hard with your hand over the blender to extract the juice. Discard the stringy pulp.

For more about this recipe: Secret Ingredient Smoothie.

  • 1Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. chilled unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup cooked pumpkin (unsweetened canned or fresh puree)
  • ½ large cored sweet apple, unpeeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup cooked cannellini beans (if canned, drain and rinse)
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, optional
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil or MCT oil, or 1 Tbs. avocado, optional
  • 1 inch fresh turmeric root (or ¾ tsp. ground turmeric)
  • ½–1 inch peeled fresh ginger root (or ¾ tsp. ground ginger)
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2–3 grinds fresh black pepper
  • Few drops vanilla stevia or 1–2 soft, fresh pitted dates, to taste for added sweetness

Preparation

Add all of the ingredients to a high-speed blender, and blend until very smooth. Serve at room temperature, or slightly warmed over low heat.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 210
  • Carbohydrate Content: 40 g
  • Fat Content: 3.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 13 g
  • Protein Content: 8 g
  • Sodium Content: 320 mg
  • Sugar Content: 15 g
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