September 28, 2012
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Guest Post by Janine McHale, owner of the blog, The Empowered Plate. Ingredients: 1/2 c canned or fresh roasted pumpkin 1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or low-fat milk*) 1/2 large banana 1 -2 tsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or more to taste) 2 Tbs ground flax seed ice *if using low-fat milk add 1/2 tsp vanilla Directions: Blend all ingredients until smooth, enjoy! Serves 1 About the Author: Janine McHale is a certified holistic health counselor and the owner of The Empowered Plate. She empowers busy women and runners to reach their goals of weight loss, better nutrition, stress management and more energy via nutrition and lifestyle tweaks. Need help with preparing quick healthy meals for yourself and/or your family? Send her an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org!