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This keto pumpkin spice protein smoothie is not only delicious but healthy! It is the perfect smoothie to leave summer behind and bring in the new autumn flavors.
It’s that time of the year again. Leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting colder, and pumpkin spice is back in full force! If you are anything like me, you can’t get enough Pumpkin Spice anything this time of year.
With just a few ingredients and less than 5 minutes, you’ll have a delightful, healthy keto pumpkin spice protein smoothie!
Need more pumpkin-spice to make Fall extra nice? Check out my Easy Pumpkin Spice Pecans!, Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake, Keto Pumpkin Pancakes, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Keto Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies, and so many more pumpkin recipes on the blog!
Keto Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie
There is only a small window of time each year when everything is right in the world and pumpkin spice everything is in full swing.
If you have been around the block … or blog, you know that I have a number of incredible pumpkin recipes to satisfy the soul, but I go to thinking … while at the gym dreading my protein flavor. How can I make it better? Better yet, how can I make my post-workout protein pumpkin?!
Come on, you guys know what happened next, I got to work!
And let me tell you, this keto pumpkin spice protein smoothie came out better than I could have imagined. It is packed with the perfect pumpkin flavors and honestly, you can enjoy it year long. Who says we have to say goodbye to pumpkin spice when Fall ends?
Keto Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie Ingredients
Coconut Milk: 1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk.
Pumpkin Puree: ¼ cup of pumpkin puree
Liquid Stevia: 1 squirt of pumpkin spice liquid stevia
Pumpkin Pie Spice: ¼ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
Vanilla Extract: ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
Whey Protein: 1 scoop of vanilla-flavored whey protein
Ice Cubes: 4 ice cubes
How To Make Keto Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie
I hate to state the obvious, but in just 2 steps, you will have the perfect keto pumpkin spice protein smoothie ready and in your cup, blender bottle, mug, or whatever it is you enjoy your smoothies out of!
Blend: Load the blender with all of the listed ingredients and blend until smooth.
Optional: You can top it off with sugar-free whipped cream and pumpkin spice for added flavor if you’d like!
Are Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothies Keto Friendly?
Yes, they can be! You can stick to your ketogenic diet while enjoying a delicious pumpkin spice smoothie.
Whey protein is perfectly fine for a keto diet and has been proven to help weight loss on a keto diet. I recommend finding a protein powder that is low on sugar, carbs, and additives. These will be the best protein powders for sticking to a keto diet.
When making these smoothies, it is best to make them with low-carb and low-sugar ingredients. That is exactly what we have done with this pumpkin spice protein smoothie recipe!
Additionally, it helps that pumpkin and pumpkin spice can be enjoyed on a keto-friendly diet as well!
For more details, check out my article, Is Pumpkin Keto?
Can You Store Keto Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothies?
I would recommend enjoying this beverage once you make it for the best taste.
But you can store it in the fridge and enjoy it later in the day if you want to prepare it for a later time!
I would recommend taking it out of the fridge and enjoying it the same day that you make it through.
Are Keto Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothies A Meal?
I would recommend enjoying this smoothie as a treat or a dessert rather than a full meal.
However, thanks to the whey protein in this recipe, it can certainly be quite filling. This can be a delicious, quick breakfast if you are in a hurry!
It can also be a great supplement to enjoy after a workout thanks to the whey protein in this smoothie.
Other Great Autumn Recipes
- Put everything in a blender and pulse until smooth
- Optional, top with sugar-free whipped cream and sprinkle with pumpkin spice
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 3gCarbohydrates: 7gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 2gProtein: 26g