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Morning, Pumpkin!

September 23, 2010

You know those blog posts where people claim to have created a dish that’s going to change your life?

Yeah, this is one of those.

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This seriously tastes JUST like pumpkin pie filling…or melted pumpkin pie ice cream…or what I imagine heaven to taste like.  And besides being delicious, it’s incredibly simple: 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, 1 cup almond milk, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder, a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg, and stevia for sweetening.  How freaking easy is that?

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The only way I can see this being improved is by topping it with a little…oh, I don’t know, WHIPPED CREAM?!?  I’ll get right on that!  🙂

Happy Thursday!

27 Comments leave one →
  1. September 23, 2010 2:54 pm

    yes please, i would love some whipped cream 🙂

  2. September 23, 2010 3:01 pm

    I sitting here drinking a cup of coffee as I read your blog. I wonder how yummy that would be with some coffee!! But that’s because I think everything goes with coffee 🙂

    Did you serve it chilled?

  3. September 23, 2010 3:08 pm

    I’m definitely making this!!

  4. September 23, 2010 3:33 pm

    Oh wow – yum. Now let’s just make that into an ice cream 😉

  5. September 23, 2010 3:36 pm

    Just like the smoothie I posted on Sunday!!! I am obsessed and can’t stop drinking it 🙂

  6. September 23, 2010 3:54 pm

    That looks delicious and I love the color. This, of course, brings me to Sandra Lee. I don’t understand why you don’t want to emulate her. Don’t you think this drink would look, therefore be, more delicious if you bathed your kitchen (and yourself) in the colors of autumn, strew autumn leaves around, made a kitchen curtain out of corn husks and hung pumpkins in various sizes from the rafters? Just asking! = )


  7. September 23, 2010 4:04 pm

    I waant iittt!! WHY does England not sell canned pumpkin?? This is just ridiculous.

  8. September 23, 2010 4:05 pm

    I think you are right, this could be life changing! Off to buy pumpkin tonight!

  9. September 23, 2010 4:24 pm

    Hooray! And I JUST bought pumpkin yesterday…

  10. September 23, 2010 5:43 pm

    I will let you know by tomorrow if my life has changed or not. This looks good! Although, I only have chocolate protein powder. Do you think that’d work? It probably will become an ugly color.

  11. September 23, 2010 6:04 pm

    Oh this SOUNDS like it would be life changing…yesterday I mixed pumpkin with choc protein and it was insane. I’ll bet vanilla in smoothie form is just as heavenly 🙂

  12. September 23, 2010 6:38 pm

    mmm..definitely sounds and looks a lil bit like heaven! I need to try this…too bad I used all my canned pumpkin for my muffins yesterday!

  13. September 23, 2010 6:39 pm

    I believe you! The pumpkin/maple/almond butter mix I used to top my waffles this morning reminded me of pumpkin pie. I even thought just drinking some pumpkin up would be amazing. And then here I am…reading that same idea with an awesome mix all ready for me to whip up. 😀

  14. September 23, 2010 8:13 pm

    I am speechless. I have no speech.

  15. September 23, 2010 9:08 pm

    oh this looks like the perfect fall smoothie! im ready for my life to change…

  16. September 23, 2010 9:31 pm

    Umm, why are we reading each others minds? I made the SAME EXACT thing a few days ago and posted about it today. Great minds think alike I guess!

  17. September 23, 2010 10:06 pm

    For some reason pumpkin’s SO not popular over here.. the only pumpkin products we’ve got are real pumpkins 😉

    Your smoothie looks so yummy!

  18. September 23, 2010 10:48 pm

    Anna, I love you and everything about this post.

    • September 24, 2010 1:31 am

      Also, did you know that pumpkin in French is citrouille? Hard to believe that pumpkin could get more cool, but it CAN.

  19. greensandjeans permalink
    September 24, 2010 4:18 am

    Maybe a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on top?

  20. September 24, 2010 11:51 am

    I made it this morning! Yum. It’s good with chocolate protein powder but not as pretty of an orange color.

  21. September 24, 2010 3:01 pm

    Okay, buying some pumpkin tonight! That sounds so good.

  22. September 24, 2010 3:42 pm

    wow that does sound very yummy 🙂

  23. September 24, 2010 4:32 pm

    Yumm!!! I love pumpkin pie smoothies!! In fact, I am about to go make one! 🙂

  24. September 24, 2010 11:24 pm

    well hello…now we’re talking.

  25. actorsdiet permalink
    September 25, 2010 4:19 pm

    yummy! am posting on my facebook fan page!

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