Yesterday my husband along with our daughter and her family, headed to Klesick Family Farm to pick organic pumpkins from the patch!
Today we are lifting a glass of green to bountiful energy and great nutrition! Bursting with goodness for your flourishing health, the recipe will inspire you to pop over to your closest Fall Farm Festival and carry home some wonderful gourds!
Delicious and Nutritious Guilt-Free Pumpkin Pie in a Smoothie!
1 c. raw organic pumpkin with peel
1/c organic celery
1 small bok choy
1 1/2 c almond milk
3/4 c. Greek yogurt
1 T fresh ginger
1 t whole cloves
1 T chia seeds
1/2 T golden flax seeds
1 T agave.
Blend in your Vitamix or Blendtec.
If you want it chilled substitute ice for the water. I wanted mine a little warm and comforting so I used room temperature water.
Makes 5 cups.
165 calories per cup.
High in all kinds of wonderful nutrients like calcium, fiber, manganese, magnesium, potassium, Vitamins A, C and B6.
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