Pumpkin Berry Bliss Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon acai powder
  • 1/2 banana (optional for added creaminess)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (optional for added sweetness)

Instructions:

  1. 1. Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender: frozen mango chunks, frozen blueberries, pumpkin puree, almond milk, acai powder, banana (if using), chia seeds, cinnamon, and honey or maple syrup (if using).
  2. 2. Blend on high until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the blender as needed.
  3. 3. Taste and adjust sweetness or thickness by adding additional honey/maple syrup or almond milk if necessary.
  4. 4. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

This Pumpkin Berry Bliss Smoothie is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. Mango and blueberries provide a rich source of vitamins C and K, while pumpkin puree delivers beta-carotene and fiber, aiding in digestion and maintaining a healthy immune system. Acai powder is a superfood known for its high antioxidant content, which helps fight inflammation. Almond milk adds a creamy texture without the added calories or fat of dairy milk, and chia seeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids and additional fiber. This smoothie provides a balanced, nutrient-dense way to start your day or rejuvenate post-workout.