WIAW: Smoothie Celebration! [giveaway]

It’s w-w-w-wiaw!! Can you tell I’m a little enthusiastic? Well that’s because this post is dedicated to one of my favorite breakfasts…SMOOTHIES! More specifically SIABs (smoothie in a bowl!).

pumpkinspicesmoothies.jpgSmoothie season is upon us so what better time to celebrate all their deliciousness! I have tons of people asking me for my smoothie recipes and while I do have some of them in my recipage…I have yet to share my Pumpkin Spice smoothie recipe!

It uses Amazing Grass’s Pumpkin Spice greens powder and it tastes AMAZING. <—-Guess Amazing Grass’s name makes perfect sense!

Pumpkin Spice Green Smoothie

by Healthy Helper


  • 1/2 frozen banana, sliced
  • 1/2 pear, sliced
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop pumpkin spice Amazing Grass superfood powder
  • 2 cups of raw spinach
  • ice
  • a shake of cinnmon
  • 1/2 tsp guar gum (optional)


Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until evenly combined and smooth! Pour into a large bowl and top with desired toppings (I like: corn puffs, ezekiel cereal, oats, coconut flour, mulberries, raisins, goji berries, and freeze dried pumpkin!).

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As you know, I am a HUGE fan of Amazing Grass’s products….some of my favorites include their Chocolate, Chocolate Peppermint, and Pumpkin Spice greens powders, their Vanilla Chai and Cafe Mocha Amazing Meal, and their two newest greens flavor Watermelon Energy and Tangerine Immunity! You may remember that I reviewed their latest additions to their product line last week! A lot of you expressed interest in wanting to try them for yourselves, so I asked Amazing Grass if they’d be willing to host a giveaway….guess what they said?! YES.


So you’re in luck! Two lucky readers will have their pick of either the new greens products (Watermelon or Tangerine) or the new Raw Reserve protein powders (Vanilla Chai or Chocolate). Enter below for your chance to win!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


The people at Amazing Grass have come up with a unique way to enter this giveaway as well! For TEN EXTRA ENTRIES email me a smoothie recipe that you make using Amazing Grass products! Not only will you get a ton of extra entries…but the best recipe will be featured on Amazing Grass’s website! So send your recipes to kaila@healthyhelperblog.com!!

Just a quick reminder about the other giveaway I have going on as well! You still have time to enter to win a piece of fitness jewelry from Momentum Jewelry! The winners for both giveaways will be announced this weekend.
And now for some other WIAW eats…


chicken thighs with lentils and kale


plantain bread with laughing cow and jam//chopped broccoli and lentil salad


Banana Caramel Simply Crunch//finn crisp crackers//shredded cheese


 Elevate Me bar//japanese sweet potato//laughing cow


toasted garlic bagel//spaghetti squash with tuna and marinara sauce//nutritional yeast


roasted broccoli and parsnips


tuna salad//toasted millet bread


local jalepeno linguine with salmon and broccoli


matzoh with laughing cow and blueberry jam//smoked string cheese


ice cream topped with brownie, chopped chocolate, freeze dried orange, and whey crunchies


 coconut pancakes//butternut squash//warm blueberries


turkey cabbage salad//crackers with peanut butter and banana


cinnamon apple Alt bar//banana Nakd bar


a little food prep: baked beans and lentil soup


grilled cheese//pear with laughing cow


chopped turkey salad//tortilla with cream cheese


waldorf couscous salad with turkey burger//ezekiel with feta//roasted  veggies

What’s your go to smoothie ingredient?

Do you like adding greens to your smoothies?

Have you ever tried any Amazing Grass products?


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Todays’s Healthy Help: Did some yard work for my mom!

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  1. says

    Yum! Smoothies in a bowl do sound tasty…might have to try that soon, I’ve never done it. It’s definitely getting to be smoothie season. And some healthy help I can share is I gave some nutrition and workout advice to a friend in need today. She’s wanting to get into a healthier lifestyle. I support her completely!
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  2. says

    Your eats are always so interesting – and they make me hungry ;) I love a good SIAB – I only recently learnt how to make them thick enough! Greens are ALWAYS in the mix, in the spinach/kale form – but I’ve been after a powder for a while – have entered the comp!
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  3. Josh says

    I LOVE Amazing Grass products! I would love to win this giveaway! I’ve been wanting so badly to try the new Reserve products. Your food looks amazing too! :)

  4. JessW says

    Healthy Help: I sent my friend a snail-mail card! Sometimes its a nice surprise to actually get mail nowadays!

  5. says

    Whenever you post a picture of those FinnCrisp crackers it makes me think of my dad because he always has these around at work, too. And that stew in the first picture – minus the chicken thighs ;) – looks good.
    Some healthy help this week so far was doing the dishes for my roommate.
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  6. says

    YAY! Smoothies!

    My go-to ingredients are definitely banana and frozen spinach…they tend to be the base for 90% of my smoothies. Lately I’ve been throwing in chopped cucumbers too– they don’t add any flavor but they make for a nice texture and a little extra greens!
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  7. Maryann D. says

    I did help some elderly ladies at a nursing home with their wheelchairs to get around easier.

  8. Amy C says

    I was super cautious with my moms emotions, she’s been really stressed out latley. I’ve been trying to ease her days by doing small chores for her <3

  9. says

    I LOVE Amazing Grass! Their pineapple lemongrass flavor is my go-to currently and I loved their chocolate peppermint protein powder during the holidays but I’m most excited for their new watermelon flavor! Watermelon is my summertime obsession so it sounds perfect for smoothies.

    • says

      Hey Hannah! I like NOW foods unflavored whey and Source Organic Raw whey! I also like Amazing Grass’s Amazing Meal protein products in Cafe Mocha and Vanilla Chai!


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