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Chocolate Pecan Pie Smoothie Recipe

Are you getting bored with your regular go-to smoothie recipes? You'll want to save this recipe! This chocolate pecan pie smoothie is delicious AND healthy. By customizing SmoothieBox's Cacao Super Smoothie with pecans and spices, you satisfy your taste buds and maintain all the benefits of a healthy smoothie.

Recipe idea by SmoothieBox member, Donna Tomain.

SmoothieBox Cacao Super Smoothie Chocolate Pecan Pie Smoothie Recipe

Health Benefits of SmoothieBox's Cacao Super Smoothie

SmoothieBox's Cacao Super Smoothie is made with organic kale, organic zucchini, organic bananas, organic sunflower seeds, organic cacao, organic coconut cream, and a pinch of sea salt. It's packed with potassium, vitamin C, iron. Learn More »

Health Benefits of Pecans

Pecans contain packed full of antioxidants, plant sterols, fiber, and "good" unsaturated fats that are good for heart health. Pecans are also a delicious source of plant protein. When added to a smoothie, the protein and fiber in pecans can help keep you feeling full longer.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

While researchers are still studying cinnamon's medical benefits, some early research indicates that cinnamon might help lower glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes and reduce levels of bad cholesterol.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Blend one SmoothieBox Cacao Super Smoothie pouch with pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, and maple syrup until thoroughly combined. Note: For a smooth smoothie texture, use a quality blender.
  • Pour the smoothie into your favorite cup and enjoy!

Pro-Tip

For a the best toasty taste, use roasted but unsalted pecans.

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References

Kloss, Kelsey. (2020, April 20). Pecans 101: Research-Backed Benefits and Tasty Ways to Eat More. LiveStrong.com.

LaMotte, Sandee. (2018, March 8). Cinnamon: Pantry staple -- and medical powerhouse? CNN.com

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Chelsea is a Social Media Manager at SmoothieBox and loves to help others adopt healthier habits. A daily smoothie has helped Chelsea lower her glucose levels and feel better. Chelsea spends her free time beekeeping and making memories with family.

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