Cinnamon Pumpkin Milkshake Recipe #CartonSmart

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This holiday season, we here at Beautifully BellaFaith urge our readers to Be Carton Smart. What does being #CartonSmart mean? It means protecting our earth with smart decisions. These smart decisions will impact everyone for the greater good. One seemingly small decision can have a big difference, such as purchasing products in Tetra Pak cartons, which are designed for maximum efficiency and environmental friendliness.

I received a starter kit from Pacific Foods, including organic chicken stock, organic pumpkin puree and organic jellied cranberry sauce. I currently use Pacific Foods’ beef broth and vegetable broths on a frequent basis, and it makes soups taste SO much better.

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Today, I prepared a delicious cinnamon pumpkin milkshake using Pacific Foods’ organic pumpkin puree. It was so simple to make and is now my go-to fall dessert.

Cinnamon Pumpkin Milkshake


  • 5 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/16 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup of 2% milk (or whichever milk you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup of pumpkin puree


  1. Place all of the above ingredients into a blender.
  2. If your blender has a “liquify” option, press that for approximately 15-30 seconds. I like my milkshakes on the creamier side, but if you like yours chunky, just choose another setting or liquify for less time.
  3. Pour into glass of choice and enjoy! :)

Why Tetra Pak cartons are pantry stables for those that enjoy living smart:

• Tetra Pak® cartons are made of 70% paper, a renewable resource, from selectively harvested, re-grown trees that are FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council)
• Cartons use 1/3 of the packaging compared to cans…or even an egg!
• Cartons are space saving, easy to store and open. Keep your pantry neat and toss your can openers. , stackable and space saving.
• The unique packaging process preserves the flavor and nutrients of food without the use of preservatives.Product quality is exactly the way it was intended to be.
• Recycleable and in fact result in 60% less landfill waste than cans
• Cartons are re-closable so you can use what you need and save the rest for later.

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Be sure to Tweet @CartonSmart and Follow #CartonSmart on Pinterest to find out more out making smart choices that will benefit our Earth.

How do YOU plan on being #CartonSmart this holiday season?

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This article has 4 Comments

  1. I make Turkey Tortilla Soup like this:
    3 cans of Rotel, 2 cans Mexicorn, 2 can black beans drained, 1/2 pkg taco seasoning, 2 cups leftover shredded turkey & a carton of chicken broth
    This uses cartons AND leftover holiday turkey to save waste!

  2. I use cloth napkins to reduce waste -it also gives a formal feel to my dinner. We use washable dinner and service-ware and I love to used these cartons – they do taste fresher and I make multiple recipes so that nothing is wasted.My favorite for thanksgiving is the pumpkin puree in my pumpkin cheesecake recipe.

  3. Use left over turkey for sandwiches! I also buy cartons of chicken stocks for soup. that pumpkin milkshake looks so yummy! have to try!

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