The Fruitful Life

Pumpkin Mocha Power-Up Smoothie

Pumpkin Mocha Power-Up Smoothie

Skip the sugar and amp up the protein with this nutritious twist on a seasonal favorite! Pumpkin is an excellent source of beta-carotene, potassium, and fiber. Blend that with antioxidant-rich cocoa and you've got a winning combination for health and taste. NOW® Organic Chocolate Mocha Plant Protein makes this rich smoothie dairy-free and low in sugar.

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Servings: 1 large serving

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

1/3 Cup canned or pureed organic pumpkin

1 Cup almond milk

1 Scoop mocha protein powder 

1/4 teaspoon organic cinnamon powder

1 Tablespoon organic cocoa powder

1 Tablespoon organic instant coffee (or a splash of brewed coffee)

1/2 frozen banana

Optional: 3-4 drops BetterStevia™ Dark Chocolate or Chai Spice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until creamy. Enjoy!

Tips

  • Savor your smoothie by serving in a glass garnished with raw cacao nibs, a dash of nutmeg or ginger, and a cinnamon stick!
  • Add extra-energizing nutrition with a splash of Chocolate Mocha MCT Oil
  • For a lower-sugar version, leave out the frozen banana and add a few ice cubes and extra stevia to taste.

 


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