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Guilty of Being "Basic"? Get the Skinny on Pumpkin!

by Jordan Taffet October 11, 2016 4 Comments

Guilty of Being "Basic"? Get the Skinny on Pumpkin!

Pumpkin spice lattes, flannels, skinny jeans, boots. All of these things scream Fall, but  many would call them "basic". We say- embrace it! Here's why you should rock the Fall trends and obsess over pumpkin. 

1. The whole package

  • Pumpkin is full of vitamin A, which helps to improve eyesight.
  • Pumpkin is a great source of dietary fiber, helping to keep you full and allowing you to eat less (pair this with our Ultimate Beauty Body Formula for the perfect dynamic duo).
  • Pumpkin is orange and thus contains a lot of beta-carotene, which is known to fight against the development of cancer.  
  • Pumpkin is the new post-workout food! 1 cup of pumpkin has 564mg of potassium, that's even more than bananas! 

2. Skinny Pumpkin Recipe

While there are tons of pumpkin recipes out there, here is one of our favorites! 

Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Shake

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 c. pumpkin puree
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup or sweetener of choice (optional)
  • 3/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 c. milk (any milk works!)
  • 1/2 c. old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 small banana, frozen
  • sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)
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    Instructions: Blend and sprinkle with cinnamon. So easy, so delicious! 

    3. Be Basic.

    Bottom line: embrace the pumpkin. Embrace the flannels, the beanies, the boots. Add your own little flair to your outfit to make it you and unique. 

     

     

     





    Jordan Taffet
    Jordan Taffet

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    4 Responses

    Ariana21
    Ariana21

    May 18, 2017

    Very delicious and yummy ❤❤❤❤

    Amy
    Amy

    May 09, 2017

    Yum! Those look so amazing!

    Joanna Clade
    Joanna Clade

    May 08, 2017

    Very simple recipe and very easy to mix it up. Easy and healthy. Thanks.

    CHRISTINA NOBEA
    CHRISTINA NOBEA

    November 21, 2016

    Great recipe! Thanks for sharing!!

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