Recipe: Pumpkin Protein Shake
From the kitchen of heypreslie.com
Fun snack for fall, and being high in carb, moderate in protein and low in fat -- it's perfect for a post-workout treat.
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon honey or agave
- 1 scoop protein powder (chocolate or vanilla)
- 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 banana
- Ice cubes (about 6)
Throw it all in a blender and mix until ingredients look smooth. Top with nutmeg, cinnamon or a few cocoa nibs if you wish, and enjoy!
44g carb, 6g fat, 27g protein for one shake
For extra protein, add greek yogurt. For extra fat, add a tablespoon of almond butter. Delish!