Monday, November 1, 2010

Pumpkin Beverages

Pumpkin Smoothie

1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree
1 frozen medium-sized organic banana, chopped
3/4 cup Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. wildflower honey
1/2 tsp organic pumpkin pie spice
1/4 tsp organic vanilla extract
1 cup crushed ice
Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth, making sure the ice is completely crushed. Makes two servings

Pumpkin Cider
1 gallon organic apple cider
1 can organic pumpkin puree
2 teaspoon organic pumpkin pie spice
Combine all the ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Then simmer for 5 more minutes. Remove from the fire and let cool for 5 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 1 gallon.

Pumpkin Milkshake
1 frozen, peeled organic banana, chopped
3 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate
3 Tablespoons organic pumpkin puree
1 scoop vanilla ice cream or non dairy ice cream
1/3 cup filtered water
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour into two tall glasses and top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of Cinnamon or nutmeg.

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