Looking for a delicious & easy way to eat seasonally? Look no further than pumpkin. This creamy vegan pumpkin smoothie gets you in the mood for fall with a healthy burst of rich flavor.
With beta-carotene, antioxidants, Vitamin A, and pectin, pumpkin builds the immune system, protects from free radical damage, and contains insulin regulating properties. The added spices to this vegan pumpkin smoothie will help regulate your energy all day long.
Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie
- 2 cups nut milk
- 1/2 cup rolled ‘old fashioned’ oats
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 cup roasted pumpkin sweet potato or butternut squash (canned also works)
- 1 frozen ripe banana
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- In a medium-sized bowl combine the milk, oats, and chia seeds.
- Place in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.
- Add soaked oat mixture to a high-speed with remaining ingredients.
- Blend until completely smooth.