Pumped-Up Smoothie

Pumped-Up Smoothie RecipePhoto: Levi Brown


  • 1 small banana
  • 1 small orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons hemp oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Hemp seeds and additional pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)


In a blender, purée first 8 ingredients (through cloves) until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and sprinkle with pumpkin and hemp seeds, if desired; serve immediately.

(Recipe adapted from Thrive by Brendan Brazier)


    Pumped-Up Smoothie contains plenty of iron and vitamin C, giving you a smoothie that helps you stay strong.

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:144
Fat per serving:7.8g
Saturated fat per serving:0.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:1.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:4.7g
Protein per serving:2g
Carbohydrates per serving:19g
Fiber per serving:2g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:2mg
Calcium per serving:29mg

Good to Know

Champion cyclist Dotsie Bausch breaks out her blender for this iron- and vitamin C-rich smoothie that satisfies.