I am a strong advocate for living a little. So, by all means, don’t deprive yourself of this sugary drink (drink in moderation).
However, if you are looking for a breakfast drink (minus all the sugar) – just as tasty as the Starbucks latte, I found the one for you!
This Pumpkin Shake is perfect for breakfast. It’s like a morning sunrise hug! Pumpkin is high in fiber and low in calories, so it will keep you feeling fuller longer!
You will need: ¼ cup pumpkin puree, ¾ cup skim milk or coconut milk, 4 ice cubes, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. nutmeg, 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder, 1 tsp. chia seeds, ½ cup water
This shake is made in the blender – and it is simple. Just add all the ingredients in – one at a time. And then mix on high for about a few minutes.
Pour the icy mixture into a pretty cup and sprinkle a little cinnamon on top. Viola! You are done. Sip away!
This drink will also help your complexion. Pumpkin is filled with vitamins C, E, and A, as well as powerful enzymes that help to cleanse the skin. This is also gluten free!