Low sugar fall foods for when you’re craving that PSL

October 1, 2018

Try these smoothies, shakes, and ingredient tricks to satisfy those #basic cravings (we all get them!) in a healthy way.

First, the classics

Pumpkin, amiright? It isn’t autumn without a little pumpkin and/or pumpkin spice in our lives, but instead of reaching for the over-sugared Pumpkin Spice Latte, give our low sugar Pumpkin Spice Protein Latte a try!

Craving a big slice of pumpkin pie? This healthy Pumpkin Date Fudge is just as good and a nutrient dense and delicious option.

Fall Smoothies

You better believe we have some Fall recipes for you! From immune boosting to veggie loaded, we have a low-sugar, blended treat for everyone.

If you’re looking for something rich and seemingly indulgent, we recommend whipping up our Chocolate Almond Sweet Potato Immune Boosting Smoothie. Packed with plenty of vitamins and nutrients from seasonal sweet potatoes and added protein thanks to our plant based protein powder, this smoothie will get your engines pumping without the threat of an afternoon crash.

Or maybe veggies just aren’t your favorite thing but you know you should get more into your daily diet. Our Veggie Smoothie Recipes will help you to benefit from all the nutrients and immune boosting vitamins zucchini, squash, and cauliflower has to offer without the vegetable taste. Don’t believe us? Have your pickiest eaters give them a try. We bet they’ll be requesting them again.

Shakes

For quick and easy on-the-go protein reach for one of our Orgain Protein Shakes. With three protein options, a variety of flavors and 20 to 26 grams of protein per serving, you’ll want to have a stockpile for the whole family! Here’s a protein shake hack: blend it with ice and your favorite cold brew for a frappe style treat.

Looking for more customization? Then grab a canister of our Organic Plant Based Protein Powder for easy on-the-go mixing at work or on your way to the gym. Two scoops shaken in your choice of water, nut milk, or iced coffee and you’ve got yourself 21 grams of clean, plant based protein.

Healthy Fall Ingredients

Cauliflower

Fall is the perfect time of year to sneak an extra serving of vegetables into your diet. The trick: steam and freeze! Adding Fall veggies like cauliflower to smoothies adds to the creamy consistency while providing a good source of fiber and antioxidants without all the carbs.

Cauliflower happens to be one of Lee From America’s go-to smoothie ingredients. Give her Classic Cauliflower Blueberry Smoothie a try and you’ll be stocking up on our flowery friend.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes, much like cauliflower, add to the thick and creamy texture of smoothies while serving up a side of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Add two scoops of our Organic Plant Based Protein Powder to it as well and you’ve got an easy meal replacement that even our busiest friends will enjoy.

Kale

It’s no surprise that kale is on our list of top Fall smoothie ingredients. Our motto is, the greener the better. As an excellent source of vitamin C, antioxidants, and folate there’s not much kale can’t do! To get the optimal amount of nutrients from your leafy green, we suggest steaming it before blending–a little plant power 101.

Beets

These beauties bring more than just amazing color to the table. Beets contain a number of essential nutrients but skip out on the calories and sugars. They blend perfectly with your favorite fruits and vegetables without leaving a lingering earthy taste.

So whether you’re blending up your favorite seasonal fruits or veggies keep in mind that you want to create a wholesome and low-sugar treat that will keep you fueled long enough to take on the day! Happy sipping!

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