Does the thought of drinking an icy cold smoothy on a July winter morning leave you shivering?  Want a yummy healthy breakfast that  can be whipped up in a few minutes?  How about a warm smoothie with soothing  sweet honey, cinnamon and ginger flavours? Then give this  truly comfort food for a cold midweek morning a try.  This delectable drink was made as I  had some left-over pumpkin from the weekend’s pumpkin soufflé. Not a bad way to get rid of left-overs, I would say.


Time: Less than 10 minutes to prepare.         Serves: One



1/2 cup of pumpkin (steamed)

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 tsp honey (or more if you prefer it sweeter)

1 Tbsp peanut butter

1/2 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp vanilla essence


  1. Place everything into a blender jug and blend untill smooth and frothy
  2. Add mixture to a small sauce pan and gently heat through without boiling.
  3. Pour into your favourite large mug and enjoy with a sprinkle of cinnamon.



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