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Pumpkin & Fig Smoothie

pumpkin fig smoothie

This healthy pumpkin smoothie is creamy, includes a serving of orange vegetables, and to be honest, kind of tastes like dessert. What’s not to like?

  • Author: Leanne Ray, MS, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 medium frozen banana
  • 2 fresh figs
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup (unsweetened) soy milk
  • 23 ice cubes
  • 1/2 Tbsp hemp hearts

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients except hemp hearts to a blender and and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into a glass, then top with hemp hearts and additional cinnamon. Serve immediately.

Equipment

Notes

  • The equipment section above includes affiliate links to things I use often in my kitchen and recommend.
  • If you can’t find cinnamon almond butter (or don’t want to buy it for just this one recipe), feel free to substitute plain almond butter + 1/4 tsp cinnamon. 
  • Frozen bananas: I keep a gallon size zip top bag of peeled (overripe) bananas in my freezer at all times. Just break in half before adding to you blender. It makes for a really creamy consistency and adds natural sweetness to smoothies. 

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