Ready for a quick detox smoothie perfect for the season? Why not try pumpkin? Pumpkin is not just great for pie or decorating your homes for Halloween, it has amazing health benefits! Pumpkin is full of fiber which helps aid in weight loss. Carotenoids found in pumpkin help fight against cancer as well as aid in fighting against wrinkles. Pumpkin also helps boost your immune system and is a great source of energy. What are you waiting for? Go grab a pumpkin and try out this recipe!
1 cup of raw pumpkin puree
2 cups of leafy green vegetable (we like spinach)
1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 frozen banana
1 cup of crushed ice
1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
1 teaspoon of ground flaxseed
1 cup of water or almond milk
Blend all ingredients together
Will you be trying the pumpkin detox smoothie this fall?
Ashley Renee is a licensed esthetician, Mac makeup artist, natural hair enthusiast, writer and poet from Chicago, follow her on Instagram @Ashleyvsrenee!