Looking for something to kick start your mornings? This delicious spiced pumpkin smoothie is sure to get you off to a flying start! This recipe is part of the #PumpkinRescue.


For the smoothie

300g of pumpkin flesh

2 frozen bananas

3 dates

2 cups of almond (or other any non-dairy) milk

1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice mix

Seeds from ½ a vanilla bean, or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

For the pumpkin pie spice mix

4 teaspoons of cinnamon

2 teaspoons of ground ginger

1 teaspoon of grated nutmeg

1 teaspoon of allspice

½ a teaspoon of ground cloves


  1. Chop the pumpkin flesh into small piece.
  2. Whizz the pumpkin flesh with a little water in a blender until it is smooth.
  3. Make the pumpkin spice mix in a jar and shake the jar to mix.

With thanks to Made in Hackney for providing the recipe.