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Pumpkin-Bee Pollen Smoothie Recipe

  • By Leslie Myers
  • Published Apr 15, 2013
  • Updated May 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM UTC
Photo: Shutterstock.com

Triathlete and chef Leslie Myers shares this nutrient-packed smoothie. Pumpkins contain a huge dose of vitamin A, and bee pollen is a complete food that alkalizes your body, builds muscle, aids in exercise recovery and is even said to be an aphrodisiac.

Ingredients
1/4 cup organic canned pumpkin
1 ripe banana
1 cup hemp or almond milk
1-2 T raw honey (or raw agave nectar) to sweeten
1 T ground flaxseed
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of sea salt

Directions
Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Use water to thin to desired consistency.

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