Pumped Up Pumpkin Protein Spice Smoothie
by Susan Arruda
½ cup unsweetened pumpkin
½ cup Greek yogurt
¼ cup skim milk
¼ cup rolled oats
1 tbsp. steel cut oats
1 tbsp. ground flax, chia or amaranth seeds
½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice OR the following spices:
¼ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. ginger, 1/8 tsp. ground cloves, 1/8 tsp. allspice or nutmeg
Sweeten to taste with honey, maple syrup, agave nectar or other sweetener of choice.
Add ice cubes, if desired
Optional: Top with Greek yogurt after blending and sprinkle with cinnamon
Put all ingredients in a blender or magic bullet and mix until smooth.
Pour and serve. Top with Greek yogurt and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
* Nutritional info below does not include sweetener