Pumpkin Gingersnap Smoothie
Serves 4
For all ingredients, please use those that are organic or grown without pesticides.
1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree, canned unsweetened is fine to use
1 apple, cored
1 cup coconut milk
1 banana, frozen
2 teaspoons chia seeds,preferably ground (optional)
1 tablespoon maple syrup or blackstrap molasses
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
pinch freshly ground nutmeg
8 ice cubes
Put all of the ingredients into the bowl of a blender. Blend until smooth.
Serve immediately with a sprinkling of cinnamon and/or nutmeg over the top.