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No need to feel left out this “Pumpkin Spice Everything” season when you have this Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie recipe in your arsenal! It’s totes AIP, and it’ll make your pumpkin spice drive-thru junkie workmates completely jealous.

While your colleagues are slurping up their artificially flavored, sugary drinks topped with “whipped cream,” you can take comfort in knowing you’re consuming real foods that support your healthy AIP lifestyle. 

aiprecipecollection pumpkin puree nutritional value

Food Value of 1/2 Cup of Pumpkin Puree

Did You Know Pumpkin is a Superfood?

It’s actually one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat! Pumpkin is a powerhouse food that is low in calories and high in many health-promoting phytochemicals.

It provides a healthy dose of fiber, which is proven in supporting digestive health, regulating blood sugar and reducing the risk of heart disease!

Pumpkin is packed with nutrients like beta-carotene, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.

It can do your immune system some serious good because of the high levels of vitamin A – an antioxidant that helps fight off disease-causing free radicals in the body by preventing damage to cells involved in the immune response.

Annnd, because pumpkin has a high water volume, it helps you feel full and satiated, as well.

What About The Protein Powder?

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While most protein powders are far from AIP compliant, I’m happy to let you know that Autoimmune Health & Nutrition has us covered! Check out their variety of flavors, from plain grass-fed collagen to Cherry “Chocolate,” Double “Chocolate” and the option I used in this delicious smoothie, Vanilla Banana!

Purchase your Autoimmune Health & Nutrition protein powders and save 10% off every order with coupon code AIP10 – click here to shop. (NOTE: Autoimmune H&N offer Paleo and AIP options, so be sure to select the correct product WITHOUT Stevia – want to know more about why Stevia is “out” on the AIP, click here).


If you’d like to read more about your options for protein powder on the AIP, please click here.

aiprecipecollection AIP Smoothie Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

♥ RECIPE & IMAGES BY: AIP Recipe Collection ♥ This healthy AIP compliant Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie will make your friends hitting the drive-thru jealous!


Coconut Whipped Cream (Optional)


For the Smoothie

  1. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender/blender cup.
  2. Blend until completely smooth
  3. Pour into a tall glass or on-the-go tumbler and enjoy!

For the Optional Whipped Cream

    1. Place your can of coconut milk in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.
    2. Chill your mixing bowl for 15 minutes in the fridge.
    3. Scoop out the hardened portion of coconut cream. Reserve the coconut water in a separate storage container for future use in a smoothie.
    4. Using a hand mixer, whip the coconut cream for one minute. Add your sweetener and vanilla and mix for an additional minute, until smooth and creamy.
    5. Use the coconut whipped cream right away or store in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to one week.


  • Want to make it Coconut-Free? While I haven't tried this recipe with an alternative, you could try one of these AIP milk options.
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    Looking to lift your mood, and wake your taste buds up? Need a little mid-day pick-me-up? This is perfectly, peachy Pique-Me-Up will do the trick! 

    Sun Goddess Matcha Green Tea, Pique Tea, Coupon Code, AIP Recipe Collection

    With peaches in season and so many amazing iced latte recipes filling social feeds I thought I’d try my hand at creating something delicious of my own.

    Sun Goddess Matcha Pique Tea Crystals are the trick to making this one fast, easy and fuss-free. Since Pique tea is hot or cold water soluble there’s no need for boiling water, making your Matcha and waiting for it to cool down.

    BONUS: If you’re kicking the coffee habit and struggling to get-going, I recommend Matcha – it provides calm energy and caffeine without the crash. 

    Read more about why I recommend Pique Tea, here, and how Matcha and green tea fits in on your AIP healing journey, here.

    Pique produces top-quality, quadruple screened tea crystals that are hot and cold water soluble, and completely suitable for the AIP elimination stage of the protocol when used in moderation. Grab yours here from our affiliate’s shop.

    Want to make this recipe coconut-free? While I haven’t tried it yet, you could try making it with Tigernut Milk, Avocado Milk or other AIP options mentioned in my AIP Milk post – click here for recipes!

    Enjoy your Matcha and this tasty Latte!

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    Peachy Matcha Iced Latte

    Yield: 2 Servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 10 minutes

    ♥ RECIPE & IMAGES BY: AIP Recipe Collection ♥ Who needs coffee when you have this perfectly peachy Matcha pick-me-up to add to your morning routine



    1. In a blender add the peaches, ¼ cup water, vanilla extract, lemon juice and honey (or maple syrup). Blend until completely smooth. *
    2. In a separate bowl or mug add the Pique Matcha powder and slowly add the cold/room temperature water while whisking. Whisk until Matcha is fully dissolved in the water.
    3. To assemble evenly divide the peach puree between two glasses.
    4. Add ice to each glass until one third to half filled with ice.
    5. Gently pour your coconut milk into each glass (1/4 cup in each glass) *
    6. Pour half of your Matcha into each glass.
    7. Stir & Enjoy!


    • If you don't have a high speed blender that will make your peach puree completely smooth, you may wish to peel the peaches or press it with a spoon gently through a fine mesh strainer to remove any lumps after step #1 above.
    • Want to make it Coconut-Free? While I haven't tried this recipe with an alternative, you could try one of these AIP milk options.

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    Matcha Veggie Energy Smoothie … that name’s a mouthful … and so is this smoothie!

    Looking for a yummy, nutrient dense smoothie that won’t leave you feeling hungry in five minutes? Maybe even give you a kick of energy to get you through the day? Who needs coffee? Not you with this kick of Matcha!

    I’m not usually a big smoothie fan, because I’m usually cold, but as the temps warm up I’ll often turn to one for a quick lunch or snack. I also avoid smoothies because the tasty ones are usually packed full of nothing but sugary fruit, and I really don’t care for the veggie-heavy smoothies – too green for me (I never seem to want a veggie smoothie when I actually have the fresh ingredients on hand), and raw veg is not always a friend to my delicate digestion!

    Sun Goddess Matcha Green Tea, Pique Tea, Coupon Code, AIP Recipe Collection

    Ironically I just created this VERY GREEN, yet delicious smoothie – no fresh avocados required – so convenient!

    The addition of healthy fat – avocado, digest supporting papaya and the collagen peptides from Perfect Supplements (Save 10% with Coupon Code: AIP10) helps with satiety. Just half a banana adds the bit of sweetness that you need and the final magic ingredient is Sun Goddess Matcha Pique Tea Crystals for a kick of energy …. this one Matcha Veggie Energy Smoothie will take you further than you standard fruity concoction!

    You can read more about why I recommend Pique Tea here, and how Matcha and green tea fit in on your AIP healing journey here.


    Matcha Veggie Energy Smoothie

    Matcha Veggie Energy Smoothie

    Yield: 1
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Total Time: 5 minutes

    ♥ RECIPE & IMAGE BY: ♥ Looking for a fast, delicious and nutrient dense smoothie? This one tastes better than it looks, I promise!



      1. Whiz all ingredients together in a high-speed blender
      2. Enjoy!