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Fall For This Autumn Smoothie

What’s bright orange and rich in Vitamin A?

A pumpkin!

Pumpkins are a fall favorite, and of course, a staple of any Halloween event. Here’s a a new way to sample your favorite gourd. It’s a perfect addition to a great Halloween soirée. Give this orange-rageous recipe a whirl. Let us know if you have any recipe alterations. We would love to hear them!

PUMPKIN SMOOTHIE

2 c. Canned organic pumpkin Organic agave nectar or honey, to taste

1/2 c. Organic rice milk, raw or organic (preferably raw) milk

Dash vanilla extract

1/2 c. Vanilla yogurt 1 1/2 c. crushed ice or ice cubes

1 T. Pumpkin pie spice Organic whipped cream

1/2 Lemon, juiced Cinnamon sticks (optional)

In a blender, combine pumpkin, milk, yogurt, pumpkin spice, juice of half a lemon, agave nectar or honey to taste, and vanilla extract. Blend together until smooth, and begin adding the ice while continuing to blend. When mixture is thick and creamy, stop and hold in refrigerator at least 30 minutes. Top with whipped cream and garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Serve.

Note: Make sure you add enough sweetener or it will be bitter! Use organic ingredients whenever possible.

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