Green Apple Pecan Smoothie

Submitted by: American Pecan Council

Homemade pecan milk and pecan pieces are the base for this invigorating smoothie that blends tangy green apple and spinach.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pecan milk (see recipe note below)
  • 1 large green apple
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 10 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice

Method

  1. Core the apple and cut it into chunks, leaving the skin on.
  2. Place the first six ingredients in a blender and blend. Add the lemon juice and blend for a few seconds again. Taste, and add a touch more maple syrup or lemon juice as desired. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 1 day. Makes 2 cups, large smoothie or 2 small.

Recipe Note: Find a simple recipe for homemade pecan milk here

Nutrition facts

Calories

270

Fat

18g

Sat Fat

1.5g

Sodium

70mg

Carbs

27mg

Fiber

6g

Protein

4g

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