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Pumpkin Spice Green Smoothie
Pumpkin Spice Green Smoothie

It’s officially Fall in Colorado, and we’re already feeling the pumpkin madness. Enter the Pumpkin Spice Green Smoothie!

Below is a savory-sweet and spicy green smoothie that we’ve been enjoying as an afternoon snack. Think nostalgic and warming healthy snack for you and your kiddos. You could even give it to your kiddos as a nutrient boost pre-trick-or-treating next month!

We love the transition into Fall, but we recognize that it’s the season that we’re faced with tough decisions. The temptations start to roll in with the cooler weather and long list of holidays.

So what do we do when faced with sugary treats?

Do we indulge our sweet tooth at every turn? Or is it possible to fill our tanks with something delicious, hydrating, and nutritious, and actually stave off awakening the sugary beast?

Yes it is!

Get your fill of pumpkins while they last. It’s as nature intended. We’ll be rolling out pumpkin recipes all season, so there’ll be no shortage of options for you to try out!

Enjoy and here’s to a healthy Fall.

With love and lots of pumpkin spice,

Jo & Jules

Pumpkin Spice Green Smoothie

Yields: 1 quart

Ingredients:

1 cup unsweetened vanilla-flavored almond milk
1 cup filtered water
1 cup plain organic canned pumpkin (unsweetened) (or fresh pumpkin)
1 banana
1 cup frozen mango
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. allspice
1-inch fresh ginger
2 cups spinach

Directions: In a high-speed blender, combine almond milk, water, pumpkin, banana, mango, spices, and spinach until creamy.

Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez are co-authors of two books The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, a best-selling, step-by-step guide to help you live your most vibrant life and their brand new The Conscious Cleanse Cookbook! Together they’ve led thousands of people through their online supported cleanse through their accessible and light-hearted approach. They’ve been dubbed “the real deal” by founder and chief creative director Bobbi Brown, of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, beauty editor of the TODAY show.


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