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Healthy pumpkin based smoothies

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Banana and pumpkin smoothie


  • 250 ml organic yoghurt
  • 1 chopped pumpkin (from chilled
  • Ice cubes
  • 300ml fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Dash of ground cloves
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced and frozen


Combine the yoghurt and the rest of the ingredients in a blender, and process until smooth. Garnish with adash of ground cinnamon (according to taste) and serve immediately. 

Pumpkin and green apple smoothie with cinnamon


  • 1 small pumpkin chopped and peeled 
  • 1 green apple, cored
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • Dash of cinnamon (to taste)
  • 2 small handfuls of fresh baby spinach (optional, but recommended)
  • 250ml of fresh water or coconut water

As simple as it gets. Put all the ingredients in a blender, process until smooth and serve. 

Happy Halloween.