You might be skeptical at first, but these delicious warming smoothie recipes will have you converted in no time.
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During the summer, there’s no better way to start the day than with a freezing cold fruit smoothie. Refreshing and hydrating, they are the perfect summer breakfast. But a cold smoothie on a winter morning? Not so great.

Luckily, the end of warm weather doesn’t have to mean the end of smoothie season! Rather than ditching them altogether, consider going for a warm smoothie.

Yes, this might sound weird, and no we’re not talking about soup. Warm smoothies are super tasty and full of nutrients like your regular order. However, they are made with heartier ingredients and are much more satisfying in the cooler weather.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte Smoothie

A healthy twist on everyone’s favorite fall drink, this PSL smoothie will give you a delicious morning boost. The pumpkin puree and Medjool dates are full of vitamins and antioxidants while the cinnamon and nutmeg add a touch of spice.

spa week pumpkin spice

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2 tsp instant coffee mixed with ½ cup warm water or ½ cup coffee

¼ cup pumpkin puree

5 Medjool dates

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

½ cup almond milk

Vanilla Chai Smoothie

The spices in this smoothie make it both comforting and warming, while the almond butter and hemp seeds are great sources of protein. To double up on chai, swap the ½ cup water for chai tea.

spa week chai smoothie

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1 banana

1 tbsp almond butter

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp cardamom

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp vanilla bean powder or vanilla extract

1-2 tbsp hemp seeds (optional)

½ cup almond milk

½ cup water

Sweet Chocolate Smoothie

Photo via Simple Green Smoothies

Photo via Simple Green Smoothies

The cooked oatmeal makes this smoothie hearty and rich-the perfect chocolaty treat for chilly mornings- it’s like having dessert for breakfast!

1 banana

¼ cup cooked oatmeal

1-2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder

1-2 tsp cinnamon

½ cup almond milk

½ cup water

These recipes are just three ways you can enjoy hot smoothies this fall. Experiment and have fun creating your own cool weather blends. And, finally, remember, hearty fruits like dates, dried figs, apples, and pear, spices are your preferred fall smoothie ingredients.

Written by Kate Horodyski

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