Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

Recipe brought to you by the Registered Dietitians of NewYork-Presbyterian.

If you’re seeking a refreshing drink with a fall flavor this season, look no further than our Pumpkin Banana Smoothie! This smoothie is not only delicious, but is also full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Enjoy this recipe alone as a snack or with your favorite fall-friendly dish!

Recipe Yield: 4 servings (8 oz. each)



  •  2 medium bananas, sliced and frozen (may substitute 2 sliced, fresh bananas and 3-4 ice cubes)
  •  1 cup unsalted, canned pumpkin puree
  •  2 cups skim milk (may substitute non-fat, non-dairy milk*)
  •  4 tablespoons plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  •  2 tablespoons maple syrup (may substitute 2-4 whole, pitted dates*)
  •  1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix (store bought or recipe below)
  •  4 teaspoons smooth almond butter (optional)*
  •  1-2 fresh tarragon leaves (optional)*
  •  1 tablespoon toasted, slivered almonds, for garnish (optional)*

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

  •  2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  •  2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  •  2 teaspoons ground ginger
  •  1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice


Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice; mix well. Store in an air-tight container.


Place 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix and remaining ingredients in a blender and blend until well incorporated. Transfer to a glass and garnish each serving with 1 teaspoon Greek yogurt, 4-5 almond slices and a pinch of pumpkin pie spice, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 164
Total Fat ‹1g (2% of calories from fat)
Saturated Fat 0.2g (0.1% of calories from saturated fat)
Cholesterol 2.5mg
Sodium 61mg
Total Carbs 34g
Dietary Fiber 3.4g
Protein 7g

* Nutrient analysis does not include optional or substitution ingredients