Pumpkin Pie in a Glass ~

Are you ready to really get in the holiday spirit?

Are you ready for all the beloved holiday treats but also dreading increasing your waistline or breaking from your healthy habits?

The good news is that you don’t have to sacrifice flavor or deprive yourself this year to stay healthy. There are so many ways to recreate the holiday treats we love with a healthy twist!

I will be doing my best to keep you posted with all the great recipes and ideas that are family favorites in our house throughout the holiday seasons! To kick off the festivities, I joyfully bring you a recipe that has quickly become dear to my heart – *Pumpkin Pie in a GLASS* 😀

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When you take your very first taste you will be absolutely amazed by how good it is! Truly no exaggerations in the name, it’s pumpkin pie in a glass!

Ingredients:

* 1 can of organic pumpkin pie mix

* 1 frozen banana ( be sure to peel prior to freezing )

* 2 tbs raw organic pecan butter or 2 tbs raw soaked whole pecans

* 1 1/2 tbs raw organic honey

* 1 cup raw milk or milk of choice

* 1 dash of nutmeg

* 1 dash of cinnamon

* 1 dash of pink sea salt

Directions:

Blend all ingredients together, serve, and top with a sprinkle of nutmeg for extra holiday spice 🙂

Note that I made this smoothie to accommodate the cold Alaskan weather – not too cold. If you prefer a thicker, colder smoothie experience, you have the option of freezing your pumpkin mix prior to blending.

Enjoy, and may the spirit of the season be with you!

Immune Building Detox Smoothie

Looking for something absolutely delicious that is fairly low in natural sugar? Look no further my friend 🙂 This beautiful detoxifying smoothie will not only leave you glowing from the inside out, but will strengthen your immune defenses as well!

This recipe is Kid-Approved with a thumbs up, and is a great way to sneak in their daily alkalizing veggies 😉

Enjoy!

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* 3/4 cup of water

* 2 stalks of celery

* 1 large cucumber

* 1/2 or 1 avocado, depending on preference

* 1/2 lemon, peeled

* 1/2 green apple

* 1 red bell pepper

* 2 1/2 cups of raspberries, frozen or unfrozen

* Optional – For extreme immune defense, add 1 drop of doTerra Oregano oil

* 1/2 cup of lime “infused” chia seeds

        (   – 2/3 cup dry chia seeds

           – 2 cups of water

           – 3 or 4 drops of lime essential oil

           – soak for a minimum of 15 minutes    )

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Blend together the cucumber, celery, avocado, lemon, apple, bell pepper and raspberries with the water, Wild Orange and Oregano.

Stir in your lime flavored chia seeds after you are finished blending, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe serves 3 – 4 people. I do hope you enjoy, and be sure to subscribe for upcoming recipes!

Happy healthy eating!

XO