Fall(ing) for Smoothies

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October has finally arrived which means it’s time for all things fall when it comes to kitchen. Whether it’s for an early morning breakfast or a late night snack, VALLEY has put together four fall-inspired smoothie recipes that are sure to start fall off on a healthy note.

Pumpkin Spice Chai Smoothie
What You’ll Need
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup vanilla chai
  • 4-6 ice cubes (or more for a thicker consistency)
What You’ll Do
  1. Freeze fruit overnight or at least 6 hours before blending.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy at home or on the go!
Apple Crisp Smoothie
What You’ll Need
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 fresh or frozen apple
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/4 rolled oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 4-6 ice cubes (or more for a thicker consistency)
What You’ll Do
  1. Freeze fruit overnight or at least 6 hours before blending.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until the ingredients and rolled oats are well mixed.
  3. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy at home or on the go!
 Cookie Dough Smoothie
What You’ll Need
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/8 cacao nibs (or semi-sweet chocolate chips)
  • 1/4 rolled oats
  • 1/2 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1/8 vanilla or almond extract
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of choice!)
  • 4-6 ice cubes (or more for a thicker consistency)
What You’ll Do
  1. Freeze fruit overnight or at least 6 hours before blending.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until the ingredients and cacao nibs are well mixed.
  3. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy at home or on the go!
PB&J Smoothie
What You’ll Need
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/8 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 2 or 3 blackberries
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of choice!)
  • 4-6 ice cubes (or more for a thicker consistency)
What You’ll Do
  1. Freeze fruit overnight or at least 6 hours before blending.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy at home or on the go!

Have you tried any of these recipes? Tweet us your fall-inspired smoothies at @VALLEYmag!

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