5 Pumpkin Smoothie Recipes Just in Time for Autumn

It’s called The Great Pumpkin for a reason: fall’s iconic gourd is packed with health-enhancing nutrients and, of course, delicious flavor.


Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie

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This dessert smoothie tastes like a frothy chocolate milkshake—but has a fraction of the calories. Try topping it with homemade whipped cream for a guilt-free after dinner treat.

Get the recipe: Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie


Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie

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Fresh ginger plus coconut water make this thirst-quencher light and palette cleansing. Not sure what to do with leftover ginger? Try grating it, sealing it in a plastic freezer bag, and freezing it for a smoothie-ready add-in. It’ll keep for about six months.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie


Pumpkin Superfood Smoothie

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Green goodness, plus nut-based protein and a pinch of spice makes for a beverage that will leave you feeling glowing and healthy. Honey lends a mellow sweetness that makes this drink friendly to green smoothie novices—even little ones. (Trust us: Aside from the color, they won’t know they’re drinking their greens.)

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Superfood Smoothie


Pumpkin and Roasted Apple Breakfast Smoothie

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Like a pumpkin and an apple pie combined, this beverage hits the sweet spot between dessert and breakfast. Roast your apples the night before, and don't underestimate the number you’ll need: they shrink down in the oven.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin and Roasted Apple Breakfast Smoothie


Pumpkin Rice Pudding Smoothie

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This hearty kid-friendly drink is sure to keep you full and energized until lunch time. Prep the rice ahead of time, and don’t skip out on cooling—otherwise it’ll turn gummy in the blender.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Rice Pudding Smoothie