The season of pumpkin spice everything is upon us, and we are so excited. In fact, we are so excited that we just needed to share this perfectly pumpkin, delicious AND nutritious Pumpkin Spice Smoothie with you—so you can incorporate it into your seasonal menu. Sometimes our favorite coffee joints, restaurants, bakeries and recipes go overboard on adding sugar and not-so-healthy ingredients into their pumpkin concoctions. Cue: The Leaf! We are here to give you all of that pumpkin-y, flavorful deliciousness you crave, but in a diet-friendly manner. What more could you ask for?
With the perfect ingredients of pumpkin puree, mixed with the sweetness of banana and maple syrup, combined with the creaminess of Greek yogurt, milk and vanilla, and topped with the decadent flavor of pumpkin pie spice, this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is sure to leave you in complete pumpkin bliss. The best part about this creamy treat? It can be made in mere minutes, which makes it absolutely perfect for those days when you need a pick-me-up on your way out the door!
While this sweet treat only counts at one SmartCarb and one PowerFuel, it is important to remember to log your food on the NuMi app to get the best weight loss results. Research suggests that keeping track of your daily intake can enhance your results and keep you on track. Log your Pumpkin Spice Smoothie right here! >
Need a few more pumpkin-inspired, Nutrisystem-friendly recipes for the season? We’ve got you covered. Satisfy your sweet tooth with this Skinny Pumpkin Ice Cream recipe or try a seasonal Simple Pumpkin Soup recipe to really liven things up in the kitchen!
Looking for another seasonal specialty that doesn’t involve pumpkin? Warm up this holiday season with delicious Loaded Potato Soup. Click below to check out the delicious recipe!
Calories per Serving: 195
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 SmartCarb
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- ½ banana, peeled, sliced and frozen
- ½ cup nonfat milk
- ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp. maple syrup
- 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract OR maple extract
- 1 cup ice cubes
- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.