Dirigo Dish: Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Fall is here – it’s time for pumpkin everything! Try this taste of autumn from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association offers hundreds of great heart healthy recipes on their website at heart.org.


1/2 cup canned pumpkin (not pie filling)

1/3 cup fat-free, plain yogurt

1/3 cup skim milk

2 Tbsp. rolled oats

2 tsp. honey

1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

3-4 ice cubes


In a blender, add pumpkin, yogurt, milk, oats, honey, pumpkin pie spice, and ice cubes. Blend until smooth and frothy, about 1 minute. Pour into a glass and serve. Yum!

The American Heart Association’s website is a great place for seniors and people of all ages to find delicious heart healthy recipes. Click here for more AHA recipes!

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