Pumpkin Palooza!

Pumpkin Palooza!

The end of summer means just one thing: It’s officially the start of pumpkin season. The famous food trend is here to stay whether you love it or hate it, the yearly influx of new pumpkin spice-flavored products are now steadily flooding onto grocery store shelves across the country. So we would like to share a few faves with you so you can all join in on the basic-ness of this glorious flavor.

Flourless Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375F.
Combine all ingredients (except for pumpking seeds) in a food processor. Process until everything is mixed and then scrape the side and process another 5 seconds.
Pour in a parchment lined bread pan (makes for SUPER easy clean up) and then top with pumpkin seeds.
Bake it for 40-45 minutes.
Let cool for 5 minutes and then eat it all up!

 

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1-1/2 cup milk (grass-fed cow’s milk or non-dairy milk such as unsweetened almond or coconut milk)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops collagen peptides (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh shredded ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 ice cubes (optional)
  • Maple syrup, to taste (optional)

 

Instructions:

In a blender, mix all ingredients except the chia seeds until smooth texture is achieved.
Pour smoothie into a blender bottle or large glass.
Add chia seeds and stir or shake to mix well.
Place in refrigerator to allow chia seeds to absorb liquid for ~1 hour.

 

Pumpkin Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup rolled (or old fashioned) oats
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • (0.06) Nuts – CUP
  • (0.5) Protein Powder (Vanilla) – SCOOP

 

Instructions:

Add ingredients to container or jar and leave overnight.