Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake – Recipe

It’s just that time of year.  Pumpkin this.  Pumpkin that.  I mean, it is Thanksgiving after all!

After my run the other day, I thought, “Hey!  Why not whip up a pumpkin pie protein shake!”

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

I had canned pumpkin in my pantry so I thought I would give it a go.  After a few trial and errors, I got the perfect combination of pumpkin,  spice and everything nice.

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

Serves:  1

Weight Watchers Points Plus:  5 points plus (if you DO NOT count the pumpkin – 6 if you do!)

Ingredients:

1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder (I used Designer Whey)

1 cup lowfat milk (could use any kind of milk – adjust Weight Watchers points accordingly)

1 Tablespoon Fat Free/Sugar Free Cheesecake Pudding Powder

3 Tablespoons Canned Pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling)

1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Handful of Ice

Directions:

Put milk, protein powder, pudding powder, pumpkin pie spice and canned pumpkin in a blender.

Blend until combined.  Add ice and blend until smooth.  Enjoy!

**Optional – Top with a dollop of fat free cool whip and a sprinkle of lowfat graham cracker crumbs.

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake Recipe

Close your eyes and you will swear that you are drinking a piece of pumpkin pie.  It is so yummy!  Enjoy!

What is your favorite protein shake?

About Jennifer Swafford

Jennifer is an elementary school teacher who is trying to lose 100+ pounds. She has certainly learned how much It Sux To Be Fat and is here to motivate you to live a healthy lifestyle.