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Start off a cold-weather day with this delicious pumpkin-based smoothie. And if you’re looking to bump up your protein intake, add a scoop or two of your favorite whey protein for a boost.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 96; total fat: 2g; saturated fat: 0g; protein: 3g; carbohydrates: 17g; sugar: 12g; fiber: 4g; cholesterol: 0mg; sodium: 14mg

Recipe and photo by Sharon Palmer, R.D.N., author of Plant-Powered for Life.

Makes 2 Servings
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3 Tbsp cooked (or canned) pumpkin
1 fresh medium orange, peeled, quartered
1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup soy or almond milk
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp maple syrup
1 Tbsp flaxseeds
2 ice cubes
How to make it 

Place all ingredients in a blender, and process for 2 minutes, until very smooth and creamy.

Pour into two glasses.