Thursday, December 3, 2009

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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With all of my preparations for the Las Vegas Half Marathon, I realize I haven't shared my fantastically delicious pumpkin recipes! I will start with the one that has gotten me through some evil ice cream cravings.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

1/2 cup pumpkin
1/2 packet Truvia (or your favorite sweetener)
pumpkin pie spice (to taste)
8 oz. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
4 oz. nonfat cottage cheese

Mix the pumpkin, truvia and spice to taste and freeze. Depending on how your blender works, you can freeze it in one block or smaller cubes.

Once frozen, blend with almond milk and cottage cheese.

Deliciousness!

Nutritional Stats: 155 calories, 3 grams of fat, 6 grams of fiber, 12 grams of protein

5 comments:

Marisa (Trim The Fat) said...

I made a similar one on Thanksgiving, but never thought of adding cottage cheese! What a great protein boost!!!

5 Star Foodie said...

What a great idea, yummy smoothie!

Carolyn Jung said...

A great way to have your holiday pie -- and sip it, too! ;)

Mo Diva said...

i drooled a little bit!

Gera @ SweetsFoods said...

Really an ideal smoothie for pre-running. With 155 kcals you can enjoy several of them ;)

Cheers!

Gera

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