Let’s stop what we’re doing and dive into a glass of pumpkin banana bread smoothie.
It’s thick, creamy and tastes shockingly similar to banana bread. One sip and you’ll question whether or not you made a smoothie or blended up a bunch of banana bread. It’s the perfect quick morning treat for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any day you feel like having a smoothie that tastes like banana bread.
The story of this smoothie goes like this. One fall morning I decided to make a pumpkin smoothie for Ken. I usually make him kale smoothies but on this particular morning I wanted to make a pumpkin smoothie for him. I gathered ingredients that would work well in a pumpkin smoothie – pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, vanilla extract, almond milk, coconut sugar. Then I grabbed some frozen figs and bananas. All of those ingredients went into the blender and BRRRRRRRRHRHHHEHEHHRRRR. I turned the blender on and it made that loud noise for what seemed like many seconds and then voila. A smoothie that was supposed to taste like pumpkin but ended up tasting like banana bread was born.
A few days later I decided to make this smoothie again, carefully measuring the ingredients so I could share the recipe with you. Once again, banana bread tasting smoothie perfection. ♥︎
Pumpkin Banana Bread Smoothie
- 1¼ C unsweetened almond milk
- ½ C pumpkin puree
- ½ frozen banana*
- 3 frozen figs
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1 tsp coconut sugar or brown sugar
- Pour the almond milk into a blender and then add the remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
- Pour into glasses and enjoy.
Serving size is approximate.
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