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Sep 15, 2015

A Fall-Inspired Smoothie Recipe for Pumpkin Lovers

As we move into fall, it’s easy to settle into lazy days and comfort food. Harvest-themed treats, pumpkin spice this and that—temptations surround us. Maintain the pre-summer momentum and resist the pound cakes and whole-milk lattes. Instead, try this healthy smoothie recipe from the Food Network that will satisfy your seasonal cravings and leave you feeling refreshed.

Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe:


  • Pumpkin puree – ½ cup
  • Nonfat plain yogurt – ½ cup
  • Ice cubes – ¾ cup
  • Maple Syrup – 2 tablespoons
  • Apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh ginger – ½ piece
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon

Aside from its delicious taste, the pumpkin-ginger smoothie is simple to prepare. Pour all listed ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Modify as desired—this is your health drink. If you want less sugar, add just one tablespoon of syrup. For a richer texture, try reduced fat or regular plain yogurt as an alternative. For muscle building, add a scoop of vanilla protein powder and mix well. There are many variations that will capture the essence of this fall-themed smoothie, but try to keep it minimal and light.

If you’re not ready to say goodbye to summer, try one of our favorite Summer Salad Recipes from Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa. It’s a Middle Eastern Vegetable dish best prepared with fresh ingredients from your local farmers market or organic food store.

Looking for Other Easy Ways to Transition into Fall?

Will you be traveling for work this Fall and trying to keep a healthy summer attitude as you transition to new climates? Consider swapping your small hotel room for the comfort and space of a temporary furnished rental, this way you can enjoy a full kitchen and reap the benefits of healthy pumpkin smoothies. Furnished Quarters provides corporate housing services in NYC and Hoboken, along with short term rentals Boston, and many more locations.  Our team is here to make your next corporate travel seamless. If you’re looking for an easy transition into Fall, especially while on a business trip, then reach out to us here or call us at 888.907.4109.

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