Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Bowl

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A fall inspired vegan smoothie bowl with warm pumpkin flavors is a great way to start the day. There is no added sugar, and it’s super healthy thanks to the pumpkin, zucchini and avocado.

If you want to build some muscle this smoothie has vanilla protein powder, plus it keeps you full longer. The smoothie is sandwiched between a delicious vanilla crumble made with nut butter.

OK, let’s get started.

For the crumble, put 4 tbsp. vanilla protein powder, 1 heaping tbsp. cashew butter and 1 tbsp. vanilla almond milk in a bowl. Combine using a fork until it’s crumbly.

pumpkin-pie-protein-smoothie-bowl-01Put half in a bowl, and press down so the bottom is totally covered.

pumpkin-pie-protein-smoothie-bowl-03Now for the smoothie. Put almond milk, zucchini, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, salt, Stevia, avocado, vanilla extract, and plant-based vanilla protein powder in a magic bullet or blender.

pumpkin-pie-protein-smoothie-bowl-02Blend until smooth.

Pour into bowl, and top with the rest of the crumble.

pumpkin-pie-protein-smoothie-bowl-07Yummm.

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PUMPKIN PIE PROTEIN SMOOTHIE BOWL

Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

Smoothie

  • 3/4 Cup Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 Scoops Plant-based Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 Cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Stevia
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Crumble

  • 4 tbsp. Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Cashew Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Vanilla Almond Milk

Instructions

  1. For the crumble. Put 4 tbsp. vanilla protein powder, 1 heaping tbsp. cashew butter, and 1 tbsp. vanilla almond milk in a bowl.
  2. Combine using a fork until it’s crumbly.
  3. Put half in a bowl, and press down so the bottom is totally covered.
  4. Now for the smoothie. Put 3/4 cup vanilla almond milk, 1 zucchini, 1 cup pumpkin puree, 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, 1 tsp. cinnamon, pinch of salt, 1 1/2 tbsp. Stevia, 1/2 avocado, 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, and 2 scoops plant-based vanilla protein powder in a magic bullet or blender.
  5.  Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour into bowl, and top with the rest of the crumble.

Do you want it sweeter? Add honey.

Don’t have protein powder? Use flour instead, but the amount will change.


Here are other tasty smoothies:

Creamy chocolate zucchini smoothie bowl.

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