#SmoothieNumbers 31: Spiced Pumpkin Coffee

#SmoothieNumbers 31: Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie

Are temperatures starting to drop? The day is unusually warm for this time of year, while nights are a crisp chill. Global warming causes autumn — as well as the other seasons — to act funny. And, our new government is slowly dismantling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). C’est la vie… but, it’s not normal. Fall for SmoothieNumbers 31: Spiced Pumpkin Coffee. It’s an energizing drink for staying ‘woke’ in a super-charged, political climate, while keeping the spice ‘real’ with pumpkin puree.

#SmoothieNumbers 31: Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie

Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie

Spiced Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie

#SmoothieNumbers are quick postings, without a lengthy story, listing the ingredients for making refreshing, healthy drinks in a blender.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup winter squash or sweet potato purée
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla flavored nut or dairy milk
  • 1 cup strong, black coffee; preferably cold-brewed
  • (Optional) 1 tbsp. ground flax seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon*
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger* or 1/2-inch pieces of fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg*
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves*
  • 2 tbsp. honey, maple, molasses or coconut sugar; more or less to taste
  • 3-One inch square size ice cubes

Directions

  1. Blitz all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Notes

*Or use 1 tbsp. of pumpkin pie or garam masala spice blend to replace the combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.

http://blog.sanuraweathers.com/2017/10/smoothienumbers-31-spiced-pumpkin-coffee/

2 thoughts on “#SmoothieNumbers 31: Spiced Pumpkin Coffee

  • October 30, 2017 at 6:57 pm
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    I wouldn’t have thought of using garam masala in a drink but it makes so much sense! Thanks for that eye opener, very creative idea, would work for a spiced cake too!

  • October 30, 2017 at 1:10 pm
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    Now this looks good! I love coffee drinks! I will be making this soon!

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