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Vegan pear, apple, soy milk & coconut nectar sweetened cacaco nibs smoothies!

on 23/09/2012

Yesterday, I made these stunning & tasty smoothies! It was my 1st attempt to create a new recipe using coconut nectar sweetened cacao nibs. These are tasty smoothies but they aren’t that sweet. That’s the way, I like them! 🙂

Healthy & vegan pear, apple & soy milk sweetened cacao nibs smoothies!

Make these yummy smoothies now! 🙂

Recipe: For 3 cups= 750 ml


2 cups of ripe pear smaller chunks, peeled, cored

1 cup + 1/2 cup of soy milk with a bit of vanilla in it

1/4 cup of coconut nectar sweetened cacao nibs

Low-Gi coconut nectar sweetened raw cacao nibs!

1 ripe sweeter apple, peeled, cored & cut into smaller chunks

maple syrup : 2 tablespoons, if you want it to be more sweet


1. Place every ingredient in this order in your Vitamix or power bender & blend until completely smooth. My Vitamix did it in 30 seconds on full high power. Taste! It will be a bit sweet but not too sweet. If you like it to be a bit sweeter: add some maple syrup or agave, 2 tablespoons if you want. I didn’t! Firstly, you taste the chocolate flavour, than the pear & then the apple! Enjoy, my lovely ones! 😉


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51 responses to “Vegan pear, apple, soy milk & coconut nectar sweetened cacaco nibs smoothies!

  1. hotlyspiced says:

    I haven’t tried those nibs before. They sound interesting. Great looking smoothie, Sophie xx

  2. Stunning smoothie is right and healthy too! 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  3. Katarina says:

    Delicious and healthy!

  4. I love the sound of these! 🙂

  5. boeddhamum says:

    I like your creations, Sophie, what about a warm smoothie? Can you invent one for me?

  6. Jef Boven says:

    What a beatifully composed pictures, not to mention the recipe itself!

  7. What an awesome combo! The color is gorgeous!

  8. Oh yummy Sophie!! I need to try those sweetened coconut nectar nibs..they look delicious…just like your creation!!

  9. I’m with you I don’t like my smoothies very sweet on the other hand my family does which at times can be a problem. I just make mine first then do theirs. The coco nibs sound interesting in this drink a bit of chocolate sounds very good.

  10. I’ve tried coco nibs in icecream but this is a new and delicious way for me to eat them. Great work on this smoothie, not to mention the added health benefits!

  11. rebecca says:

    lovely smoothie and so happy you have also seen the northern lights magic

  12. Tammy says:

    Love this smoothie and it’s so healthy!

  13. Tandy says:

    Would be great for breakfast right now 🙂

  14. Barbara says:

    You are the queen of smoothies, Sophie! This one is a winner…healthy and full of flavors.

  15. Norma Chang says:

    Looks so yummy, you are so creative with your smoothies and surely getting a lot of pleasure and healthy eating using your vitamix.

  16. twbarritt says:

    A lovely combination of ingredients – apples and pears sound great together!

  17. Koko says:

    That’s the way I like them, too, Sophie! Not tooo sweet! Great fall flavours!

  18. Carolyn Jung says:

    Cacao nibs in a smoothie is a novel idea. I’ve only baked with them. But I bet they would add a nice touch of earthy bitterness to a drink.

    • Sophie33 says:

      Ooh ,..A big thanks, carolyn! But I used coconut nectar sweetened cacao nibs here so they aren’t bitter!

  19. ruth says:

    What a fantastic ingredient. I’m glad you introduced me to it!

  20. Blond Duck says:

    It sounds delish!

  21. Claudia says:

    You make the best smoothies – always. Love the little nibs. What a grand flavor burst!

  22. Oh my god. I think I’ve fallen for a drink…

  23. Ooooh, I love the coconut sweetened cacao nib idea! I haven’t seen it in Australia yet so I might just have to try making some of my own. This drink sounds divine.

  24. I checked ingredients and I realy love the idea of this healthy smoothie. I didnt try it yet but it looks so delicious. Today is my shoping day and I already puted ingredients on my shoping list. After reading all these coments I can not wait to try it =P. Thanks for the recipe!

  25. Amber says:

    What a wonderful smoothie! All of the ingredients are very healthy, one of these smoothies would be great for breakfast right about now!

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