Healthy Pumpkin Pie Smoothie


This delicious and filling smoothie gets you into the “fall” mood. Whether it’s 50 or 100 degrees outside, this delectable treat is great for any pumpkin lover.

Preptime: 5 minutes.
Serving size: 1 person
– blender
– 1/3 cup canned pumpkin puree
– 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
– 1/4 cup quick oats
– 1/2 frozen banana
– 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
– 2 packets of truvia
– 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
– pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg

1.) Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth or until the cottage cheese and oats are simply grainy and not chunky.
2.) Serve in a glass with a straw. Garnish with whipped cream for an added treat.

Tips and FYIs:

* Don’t be afraid of the cottage cheese. I too thought it would be weird, but it makes the smoothie nice and creamy.
* The smoothie has a nice, grainy texture to it from the oats. It reminds you of the crust of a pumpkin pie.
* This smoothie is very filling and thick. Sometimes I am only able to drink half.


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