Vegetarian Drinks: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie


Pumpkin Pie
 
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Recipe type: Pie
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • ½ cup pumpkin (fresh or canned)
  • 1 tbsp raw almond butter
  • 1½ cup raw spinach
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ frozen banana
  • Cinnamon or nutmeg to taste
  • Water as necessary
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients. Blend until smooth adding water as necessary.
Notes
Recipe adapted from: Manheim Jason. The Healthy Green Drink Diet. Skyhorse Publishing: New York, NY; 2012.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 192 Fat: 10g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 25g Sodium: 44mg Fiber: 8g Protein: 5g Cholesterol: 0mg Potassium: 666mg Vitamin A: 1166mcg Vitamin C:20mg Calcium: 131mg Iron: 4mg Folate: 118mcg

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About the author

Melissa Kavanaugh is a first year graduate student at Drexel University. She is working towards her Masters in Human Nutrition and is completing the requirements to become a Registered Dietitian. Melissa earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in Accounting and Finance and worked in industry for 4 years before deciding to change careers and pursue her true passions: nutrition and fitness. In addition to nutrition, Melissa went back to school for fitness and currently holds Personal Training and Group Fitness certifications from the American Council on Exercise. She teaches weekly ballet bar and strength training classes in addition to working one on one with clients to achieve their fitness goals. Melissa enjoys cooking and creating fun and easy recipes. She is excited and honored to be a contributor to Oncolink.