Weclome to the Wee Chef ! Here’s a quick and easy recipe that makes a great after school snack for the kids and a perfect pre or post workout protein smoothie for mom or dad. This treat is sure to please everyone! It is low calorie, low sugar and packed with vitamins. Let this nourishing indulgence quench your cravings and put a smile on everyones face. Get those kids in the kitchen with you to learn about what they’re putting in their bodies and how tasty healthy food can be! It’s a great way to get that quality time in. Join me in this journey to keep our families healthy and happy!
-1/2 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh cooked/pureed pumpkin) IF YOU WANT IT MORE RICH PUMPKIN FLAVOR… USE 1 CUP OF THE PUMPKIN..IT’S DECADENT!
-1/2 cup LIGHT coconut milk
-1/2 cup cold water
-1 to 2 teaspoons of Stevia (or sweeten to your liking)
-8 to 10 ice cubes
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-pumpkin spice to taste (about 1 teaspoon)
-OPTIONAL: add a scoop of your fav. protein powder for a great protein kick
-BLEND ALL ABOVE INGREDIENTS UNTIL SMOOTH… THEN..
-Garnish with LOW SUGAR whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon for and indulgent treat…guilt free!!!!! YUMMMM
-NOTE: if you do not wish to use stevia… a great way to sweeten naturally is honey..but it does up the sugar content..
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