Four of our Favorite Fall Smoothies

Posted: September 28, 2018 | By: Rocio Ramos

Add some fall favorites to your diet

Every new season brings with it a selection of delicious fruits and vegetables. Using seasonal produce not only supports the agricultural community, but seasonal fruits and veggies also higher in nutrients, contain less pesticides, and are also more affordable. The fall season is a great time to add some nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables to your diet that involves more than just pumpkin pie and butternut squash soup.

Pumpkin Nutrition

Of course, one favorite fall vegetable is the pumpkin. Not only is this root vegetables tasty and a great addition to many recipes, but it’s also rich in nutrients. It’s bright orange skin and interior the pumpkin extremely high in carotenoids – the same compounds found in carrots, melons and oranges. Pumpkins are high in Vitamin A, magnesium, and are a great source of the antioxidant beta-carotene; which combats free-radicals.

Other fresh fall fruits and veggies

However, fall  isn’t just about pumpkins. There are many great-tasting and nutrient-rich fruits and veggies that make great additions to any meal. Other fresh fall foods include: dark leafy greens, sweet potatoes, cranberries, beets, broccoli, cinnamon, pears, and pomegranates. Adding any of these to a fresh smoothie makes it easier for you to get the nutrients you need and try some seasonal fruits and vegetables..

Try these favorite fall smoothies:

pumpkin pie smoothieKelsey’s Low Calorie Pumpkin Spice Latte by: Kelsey Britton

Makes 1 serving

1 cup almond milk

½ scoop of FitShake

½ cup pumpkin puree

½ cup Coffee

½ tsp. pumpkin spice

½ cup of ice

Blend & enjoy!


 Vitmamin C Booster Cranberry Orange Smoothie by: Get Inspired Everyday

Makes 1 serving

4 oranges, about 1 1/2 pounds peeled and halved

1 cup cranberries, (I used frozen)

1 – 16 ounce bottle kombucha, ginger, cranberry, or original flavor

1 Teaspoon vanilla extract


Place all ingredients in a blender, blend until mostly smooth and enjoy!

 maple smoothieMaple-Cinnamon Sweet Potato Smoothie by Dishing Up The Dirt

Makes 2 Servings

1 large banana

1 cup cooked sweet potato puree (you can make this easily at home or buy it at the store)

1 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)

2 TBS almond butter

2 TBS pure maple syrup

1.5 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1 TBS chia seeds

Ice cubes


Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth.

Spiced Pear Smoothie

Makes 1 serving

2 cups diced pears

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/4 cup TMR Vanilla Protein Powder

3/4 cup almond milk

1/4 cup mashed banana


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss pears cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom; roast on a sheet tray coated with cooking spray for 10 minutes and then allow to cool. Blend pears with protein powder, almond milk, and banana until smooth

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