Halloween Pumpkin Smoothie

pumpkin

Ingredients:

1 can pumpkin puree (or use the homemade recipe below and make it fresh)
1 c skim milk
1 med banana
1 t honey or sweetener
1/8 t. cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg

Directions:

Put all ingredients into blender and whirl until smooth. You can add more milk a tablespoon at a time to reach desired consistency.

Homemade pumpkin puree

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Cut the pumpkin in half, stem to base.
Remove seeds and pulp (you can roast seeds if you like)
Cover each half with foil.
Bake in the preheated oven, foil side up, 1 hour, or until tender.
Scrape pumpkin meat from shell halves and puree in a blender or food processor.
Strain to remove any remaining stringy pieces.
Store frozen in freezer bags.

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