Pumpkin Spice Kefir

Kefir is something I’ve come to love on my THM journey. In fact, before THM I had never even heard of kefir! What is it? Kefir is a cultured milk that’s tangy like Greek yogurt, but still pourable like milk. It’s rich in probiotics, which help heal your gut and keep it clean.

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Pumpkin Spice Kefir Smoothie (THM E, S, or FP)

Serves 1

  • 1 cup lowfat, plain kefir (I love the kind from Trader Joe’s, and it’s a bargain!)
  • S mode: 1 Tsp coconut oil, E or FP: keep to 1 tsp, or omit
  • S mode: optional teaspoon of ground flax, omit for E or FP
  • S mode: 1 scoop whey isolate, E or FP: stick to 1/2 scoop
  • 2 heaping Tsp pumpkin puree (NOT pie filling)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tspĀ vanilla
  • Sweetener to taste (I used about 1 Tsp Truvia, Gentle Sweet works too)

Place all ingredients into a single-serve or full-sized blender and blend well. Serve over ice, if you wish.

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Delicious! Normally, I stick to fruit in my kefir and make it an E, but this was a delightful change.

Have you tried kefir? What’s your favorite smoothie recipe?

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