Get together for a delicious vegan pumpkin smoothie. In this article, we’ll learn how pumpkin can improve the taste of a smoothie amazingly. Let’s start.
All About Delicious Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe
For a vegan, making pumpkins a part of their diet is a great idea. Because they have the power to give you the endless benefits you will get from them, even with a single cup. Before the step-by-step recipe, let’s take a look at its benefits.
- It contains high levels of alpha and beta carotene. So what do these carotenes mean? Simply put, it is the precursor to vitamin A. Carotenoids have antioxidant properties, which is why we can call them the biggest helpers of the defense system.
- It is an excellent source of fiber with its soft structure. Thanks to this structure, it is extremely easy to digest. In addition to its expertise in protecting heart health, it is also very important for intestinal health.
- They heal damage to bone tissues, even their seeds accelerate wound healing.
These are just 3 of the endless benefits that pumpkin will bring you. So, are we only going to get the benefits of pumpkin from this extremely useful and delicious smoothie? Of course not. We will make it into a delicious medicine with many more ingredients. Let’s take a look at the ingredients.
Step by Step Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe (1 Serving)
Net Carb: 100g
Total Fat: 41g
We don’t finish our task by making a delicious smoothie. We are committed to making this smoothie healthy at the same time and keeping its calories high for you.
Pumpkin puree (⅔ cup)
Pumpkin pie spice (A pinch of)
Maple syrup (2 tablespoons)
Almond milk (1 cup)
Coconut milk ice cubes (5 cubes – Easy recipe is below)
Banana (1, frozen)
Cinnamon (A pinch of, ground)
Vegan protein powder (1 scoop, vanilla bean)
Get only 8 ingredients together and follow our step-by-step guide to create this healthy, delicious and high-calorie flavor of heaven.
Start by making the pumpkin puree. To do this, fill a pot with water. Put a clean grater or a food steamer on pot and let it boil. Peel the skins of the pumpkins and slice them thinly, then place them on the grater or steamer. Cover the pot and steam for 15 minutes, until the pumpkins are tender. (Check pumpkins softness with a fork) Take the steamed pumpkins in a bowl and mash them into a puree with a fork. After cooling they will be ready for a vegan pumpkin smoothie.
For the second step, prepare your coconut ice cubes. Pour coconut milk into your ice molds and keep them in the freezer until becoming ice cubes.
Reminder: Meanwhile, don’t forget to freeze the bananas you cut in half.
Bring your blender, put almond milk and add frozen bananas in it. Now, add pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and ginger). Finally, add the protein powder and coconut ice cubes.
Tip: If you want a crunchy taste in your smoothie, add ice cubes at this step. Those who do not want this can put cubes in the glass after the smoothie is ready.
Now blend them together until you get a smooth consistency. After pouring this beautiful brown paradise into your glass, top it with a little cinnamon if you wish. That’s all.
You have obtained the liquid form of a pumpkin pie. Once you try it, you will look forward to sharing it with your loved ones. But the measurements are for 1 serving. If you wish, you can duplicate the measurements in the ingredient list in the same proportion and prepare a vegan pumpkin smoothie for 2 people or more.
For those who still need more dessert with it, can find our incredibly delicious vegan dessert recipes right here. Enjoy and share your experiences with us in the comments.