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On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie

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Forget about Pumpkin Spice Lattes–try this doTERRA On Guard® Pumpkin Smoothie. Fall in love with the flavors of fall with this delicious treat infused with doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend.

On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie

Servings:4

Prep Time:5 minutes

Cook Time:1 minute

Difficulty:Easy

Ingredients:

1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
2 frozen bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie seasoning
2-3 drops doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend
1 cup ice

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.

Tips:

For a garnish, add some whipped cream and pumpkin pie seasoning.

 

Health Highlights:
Almond Milk: This type of milk is cholesterol free which can help enable a healthy heart. Almond milk can also aid in maintaining and lowering blood pressure.[1]

Pumpkin: This vegetable is a great source of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene can help decrease the development of particular cancers, such as prostate cancer, and can help reduce risks of getting heart disease and asthma.[2]
Bananas: Potassium is a significant nutrient found in bananas. Consuming a good amount of potassium and lowering intake of sodium are great choices to help reduce risks of cardiovascular disease and heart disease. Bananas are also a great food choice when fighting off viruses because they are easily digested and can get you nutrients without making your stomach upset.[3]