Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake


Written by Dr. Daniel Kehres.  Dr. Kehres is a wellness physician and owner of Kehres Health & Chiropractic, in Saginaw, Michigan.

Great as a healthy, protein breakfast or the perfect snack for a fall day, try this Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake!

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake




1/3 cup of pumpkin puree
1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder*
1/3 cup almond milk
1/2 banana
1/3 cup ice
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp vanilla1 tbsp local honey




Mix in a blender and enjoy!

If you are a fan of Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, try adding 1 scoop of instant coffee grounds and increasing the amount of almond milk (or coconut milk) to this recipe to make a pumpkin spice protein latte.

This recipe is dairy-free and gluten-free.

More protein shake recipes:
Vanilla Coffee Protein Shake
Cherry Chocolate Protein Shake
Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

*Whey protein powder is available at Kehres Health in Saginaw 


* Be sure to check out all of Great Lakes Bay Moms fall RECIPES.


*Did you know that you can buy fresh local grown pumpkins?  PUMPKIN FARMS directory list both Apple and Pumpkin farms in the Great Lakes Bay Region.