Thursday, April 7, 2011

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie!

I told my sister about this one, and she said, "Gross." Haha, I understand that sentiment. Smoothies are normally fruity and sweet, right? If you remember my last smoothie post, I talked about Real Simple's February 2011 issue having a bunch of different smoothie recipes. This is another one! What made me try it? I wanted a smoothie, I had all of the ingredients already, and I like pumpkin! it goes:

1 cup ice
1/2 cup whole milk (I assume any milk would do..)
1/3 cup pumpkin puree
1 Tbsp. honey
pinch of ground nutmeg
pinch of cinnamon (I added this!)
Directions are simple.
Put all ingredients in a blender (again, my ninja is AWESOME.), and blend until frothy.
I swirled a little extra honey and sprinkled a little more cinnamon on top. Drinks are always more fun with decorations! :)

Next time I will probably put more pumpkin in mine and a little less milk. Or maybe... use plain yogurt instead! I may also use a little extra cinnamon. I love how versatile smoothies are. You can use almost ANYTHING!

Do you have a favorite smoothie recipe? I wouldn't mind trying new ones!

1 comment:

  1. I'm saving this one - it looks really interesting!