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Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie

Author - Alyssa Rimmer

This heavenly pumpkin cheesecake smoothie makes breakfast just a little bit better by combining healthy ingredients with sinful flavors.

This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!

I'm on my final week of my cleanse – with 5 days left – thank goodness! Not to say that I'm not enjoying it, but man after three weeks of liquid meals…I'm going to be ready to eat a real dinner again. And to have a glass of wine.

Yes, I know I've totally sounded like a wine-o in my last few posts, but I really have missed it.

There is one thing that has made this cleanse more doable for me. Pumpkin. Seriously, if it wasn't pumpkin season, I think I might go crazy. It's been my saving grace. Especially when my Clean Program-approved Vegan Pumpkin Bread; it makes the perfect afternoon snack!

Honestly, there's only so many green smoothies and juices I can eat. Love me some kale and spinach, but there comes a point where I just don't want to eat something green anymore. Tell me I'm not alone here?

Which is why this Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is the perfect way to change things up!

This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!

With this pumpkin cheesecake smoothie, we've kicked it up a notch. It's like pumpkin pie and New York style cheesecake came together in a glass. And it's healthy.

I have a secret ingredient that makes this smoothie extra creamy. Raw cashews.

If you haven't used raw cashews before, they are sensational. I've only recently discovered them and honestly, they've changed my world. When blended with a little water, raw cashews turn into a thick, heavenly cream that you can use in so many different ways.

This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!

In a smoothie, raw cashews take the texture to a whole new level. This pumpkin smoothie honestly tastes like a bite of cheesecake.

But it's one you can have for breakfast and not feel guilty about!

This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!

If you've ever tasted pumpkin cheesecake, and you love your morning smoothies, then this pumpkin cheesecake smoothie will be your latest breakfast obsession. Be sure to let me know when you have it!

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This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!

This VEGAN Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie is quick, healthy and oh so tasty!!
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie

This heavenly pumpkin cheesecake smoothie makes breakfast just a little bit better by combining healthy ingredients with sinful flavors.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake, healthy smoothie, pumpkin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 348 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients in the order listed to a blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into two glasses and enjoy!
  3. Optional: drizzle a bit of coconut cream or cashew cream on top and swirl it around
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 867mg25%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 37g41%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 29290IU586%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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  1. Hi! This sounds yummy! I was wondering if it is important to use raw cashews, as opposed to roasted ones? Also, I am curious about where the “cheesecake” taste come from?

  2. YUM YUM!!!! I literally just made this recipe and am drinking it now. I love pumpkin and this has definitely filled my craving. I cut the ingredients in half for only one serving. It is very thick which means it will be quite filling. I left out the protein powder (I detest protein shakes..no matter the flavor–ick) and I didn’t add stevia either. I couldn’t find coconut cream or cashew cream, but I did find coconut creamer (french vanilla flavor) so I swirled some of that in….added a nice flavor. Will definitley be making this again!

    • Yay! So glad you enjoyed it, Sarah. This is definitely one of my favorite smoothie recipes. It tastes like eating pumpkin pie, doesn’t it? Yum! Now I’m wishing I had that for breakfast instead 🙂

  3. Alyssa this is so smart! I’ve been getting more into my morning smoothies lately, and now that the summer fruits and veggie bounty is starting to dry up, pumpkin would be great. And I love the cashews- what a great way to add protein! Pinned, and very much looking forward to trying this!

  4. I really want to try this, it sounds awesome! However, we have a tree nut allergy in the family and cannot have cashews in the house. Could you or anyone recommd a substitute for the cashews in this recipe? It cannot be another tree nut.

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