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.

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

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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