Pumpkin Orange Banana Smoothie

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Smooth and creamy, this unconventional smoothie is as delicious as it is nutritious. Its deep orange colour is a clear sign this smoothie is brimming with antioxidants—it’s packed with beta carotene and vitamin C.

Pumpkin Orange Banana Smoothie


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup / 250 ml skim milk or unsweetened soy milk
1/2 cup / 125 ml pure pumpkin puree
1/2 cup /125 ml 100% orange juice
1 medium banana, sliced
4 ice cubes, optional


Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.  Serve cold.

Tip: Canned pure pumpkin purée is sold in grocery stores. Unlike pumpkin pie filling, pure pumpkin purée does not have added sugar, fat or spices and has about one-third of the calories.

Serves 2. Per 1 cup (250 ml) serving: 153 calories, 6 g protein, 2 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fibre, 6 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen