Maple-Pecan Banana Bliss Smoothie

An all natural, subtly sweet, creamy, dreamy, buttery, smooth, blissfully delicious maple-pecan banana smoothie. Don’t let it’s humble, beige appearance fool you, this smoothie tastes like an absolute dream!
5 minutes
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This is our estimate based on online research.
Fat:18 g
Carbohydrates:31 g
Protein:10 g
Calculated for total recipe.

Serves: 1

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  • 0.333 cup 0.333 cup Coconut Milk Yogurt
  • 0.666 cup 0.666 cup Almond Milk, or milk of choice - I use unsweetened/homemade vanilla almond milk - http://betterwithcake.com/anytime/homemade-vanilla-almond-milk-vegan-gluten-free-paleo-friendly/
  • 0.5 whole 0.5 whole Banana, (I prefer to used pre-sliced and frozen bananas in my smoothies but fresh works just fine, but your smoothie may not be as creamy is all)
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Almond Butter, 1 x heaping Tablesppon - http://betterwithcake.com/desserts/salted-maple-pecan-almond-butter-vegan-gluten-free-paleo-friendly/ - (or 1 Tbsp of chopped almonds + 1 Tbsp of chopped pecans + 1 tsp of maple syrup) + extra for serving
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup, Pure, More or less to taste depending on how sweet you like your smoothie
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Vanilla Extract, or 4-6 drops of vanilla cream stevia - I like to use sweet leaf brand
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Unflavored Gelatin, Beef, Great Lakes brand, Optional
  • 0.25 cup 0.25 cup Ice Cubes, more or less to reach desired constency
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Coconut Flakes, unsweetened, Optional for serving
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Cacao Nibs, Organic, Raw, Optional for serving
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Pecans, roughly chopped - optional for serving
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Almonds, Slivered, roughly chopped - optional for serving


Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Place all smoothie ingredients into your and process until smooth, creamy and well combined.
  2. Pour into a chilled glass or mason jar then top with coconut flakes, cacao nibs, chopped nuts and a drizzle of maple-pecan almond butter if desired.
  3. Enjoy xoxo


You could also add in a scoop of protein powder (vanilla or unflavoured would work well in this recipe) for an extra boost of protein if you’re into that kinda thing – do what you feel baby 🙂

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