Creamy pumpkin smoothie recipe: the perfect autumn treat

Creamy pumpkin smoothie recipe: the perfect autumn treat

Pumpkin as an ingredient in baking and cooking is extremely versatile and is easily stored for long periods. From pie to soup there is a savory or sweet flavor for all. Pumpkin is a vegetable of the squash variety and is grown by farmers around the globe. Pumpkin is rich in antioxidants, carotene, Vitamin A, and other complex nutritional benefits.

Simmer engineers are always experimenting with both code and recipes in the kitchen and pumpkin season is no different. This pumpkin smoothie recipe recently became a seasonal favorite on our team.

Pumpkin smoothie

October 7, 2016

This smoothie is an excellent source of protein with 30 total grams. The recipe is also added-sugar-free, with a natural cooked pumpkin base.

  • 10m
  • 3 smoothies


  • 2 c cooked pumpkin
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 c water or crushed ice
  • 1/2 c coconut milk
  • 1/2 c almond milk

Optional extras

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 tsp. ground flaxseed
  • 3 halved figs
  • 1 c whipped cream


  1. Cook pumpkin ahead of time and let cool. Optional: try your preferred brand of canned pumpkin, using only 1/2 cup and more milk.
  2. Add all ingredients to blender. Blend until smooth and creamy for about 60 seconds.
  3. Optional: For a creamier smoothie, add the banana.


  • 3 smoothies
  • 255
  • 30g
  • 30g
  • 5g
  • 3g
  • 5g

Photo 📷 by Agnieszka Bladzik

Lara Littlefield

Lara Littlefield has created software products for sale to businesses and consumers since 1999. She currently leads Simmer as Chief Engineer.

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