Vegan Pecan Pie Mylkshake and Sprout Living Giveaway!

Sprout Living was kind enough to send me some of their FD Sprout Mixes (which can be found here: ).  I sprout things myself, and I love to serve sprouts on top of salads, but I had never tried the dried variety that they offer before.  Sprouts are a good thing to add to your diet because they contain lots of nutrients.  I mean, think about it.  When you sprout a seed you are unleashing all that energy and life! And, many of the things enjoyed as sprouts are already nutrient dense items.  Sprout living offers 3 different sprout mixes, Omega Gather, which is a mix of Flax Sprouts, Chia Sprouts, Pumpkin Sprouts and Sesame Sprouts.  Broccoli and Kale, and Red Clover and Daikon Radish.  They are raw, vegan and gluten free! At first, I thought the second two might taste kind of vegetal, but they all actually taste kind of nutty, which I love!

Sprout Mixes

I have been sprinkling a little bit over my morning overnight oats for an added nutrition boost and I love it!  I also created a shake the other day with the Omega Gather blend that I wanted to share with you all.  This blend is rich in omega 3 oils, so it is perfect for adding to blended drinks as an added boost.

Pecan Pie Shake 1

So, when I went to make a Vegan Pecan Pie Mylkshake for me and Eric the other day, I added some in along with the Sprout Living Vanilla Lucuma Epic Protein Powder.  I needed a boost of protein, because I had ran, biked and walked that day.  I always have pecan butter in my fridge for recipes (I love it in caramel), and it was perfect for this, along with dates to give it that pecan pie flavor.  I chose the Omega Gather blend to pair with it because it tastes the most nutty to me.

Pecan Pie Shake

I used a combination of apples and bananas as a base, because the bananas make it taste like ice cream, and the apples add sweetness.  Once the dates, vanilla and pecans are added it tastes like pecan pie with ice cream.  Sooo good! And, I got my protein and sprout boosts from the Sprout Living additions.

Pecan Pie Shake 3

If you are looking for a way to easily add nutrients to your food, you need to check out the Sprout Living FD blends  You can just add a spoonful on top of your breakfast cereal or porridge, or into your smoothies, and voila! I even sprinkled some of the gather blend on top of some sliced peaches with nuts and it was kind of like a quick not so sweet crumble.  Delicious. Also, I am giving away a 3 pack of the Sprout Living FD Blends I mentioned earlier to one lucky winner!  So, if you would like to try some, go to the Rafflecopter widget at the bottom of the page to enter! Also, Sprout Living has been kind enough to give any of you a discount if you would like to buy any of their products!  To get 10% off of your order, use the coupon code: FRAGRANT10 on their website:


Vegan Pecan Pie Mylkshake

Serves 2

1 cup raw coconut milk or pecan milk

1/3 cup raw pecan butter (or 3/4 cup chopped raw pecans)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

6 medjool dates, pitted

1 scoop Sprout Living Vanilla Lucuma Epic Protein Powder (optional)

1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp Sprout Living FD Sprout Mix Omega Gather

6 bananas, frozen and cut into pieces

2 cups sweet (not tart) apples, diced

In a high speed blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth, using the tamper to press the shake down into the blades.  Pour the mixture into 2 tall glasses, and serve!

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I am a vegan girl who loves to make healthier desserts and dishes with lots of veggies. Recipes are meant to be shared, that is why I started blogging!

  1. September 28, 2015 at 16:24

    I think I would love having these mixes to just sprinkle on some chia pudding pre-workout.

  2. Dana
    September 28, 2015 at 17:03

    I would probably put them on banana ice-cream.

  3. Judith
    September 28, 2015 at 17:21

    I'd add it to my smoothies!

  4. shea
    September 28, 2015 at 17:57

    nut butter

  5. Christine
    September 28, 2015 at 18:36

    wow it looks delicious! I love everything about nuts, nothing tastes better for me :) I think I could survive only on nuts :D

  6. Lisa M
    September 28, 2015 at 18:56

    This looks so yummy. I'd love to add this to a pumkin muffin recipe. Would give so much more health value if this was added!! Good stuff indeed!!

  7. Dewayne turner
    September 28, 2015 at 21:14

    I'd love to try making cookies out of sprout livings give away items! :)

  8. Rosie
    September 28, 2015 at 21:37

    I"d love to add it to smoothies, I've been making a big one almost every day. Also, no-bake energy bars!!!

  9. Tonya
    September 28, 2015 at 22:33

    I could eat nuts by the spoonful !!!! <3

  10. Huey
    September 28, 2015 at 22:35

    I have got to win these for my brother !!! :)

  11. September 28, 2015 at 23:38

    The first thing I'd do with the Sprout Living powder is make this pecan pie mylkshake! It looks fantastic and perfect for fall! I'd also love the powder in smoothies, on oatmeal, and in granola bars to add an extra nutritional punch.

  12. Denise Craven
    September 28, 2015 at 23:56

    I live in an assisted living facility, which takes most of my monthly income, and meds take the rest. I was healthier when I got here. (My hips degenerated to the point that they wouldn't support me anymore.) I had lost at least 200 lb., all my allergies, no cholesterol or triglyceride problems, no diabetes despite being morbidly obese for about 25 years. Nearly all of The food here is dead, and I am not thriving. They'd re being economical, and I can't seem to educate them. I really need some help!

  13. Diane
    September 29, 2015 at 04:30

    I'd love to add these to my green smoothies. Thanks!

  14. cindy tessier
    September 29, 2015 at 08:54

    these sprouts sound interesting and amazing, and i would like to try some!

  15. DJ
    September 29, 2015 at 11:20

    I would love to add them to my breakfast, protein smoothies.

  16. Marie
    September 29, 2015 at 22:04

    I would add it to smoothies and oatmeal

  17. Kelly
    September 29, 2015 at 22:27

    This sounds amazing! Adding the ingredients to tomorrow's grocery shopping

  18. Brittney Waldrop
    September 29, 2015 at 22:28

    I would add it to my vegan pumpkin pie smoothie!!!!

  19. Annamarie V
    September 30, 2015 at 03:07

    I would add sprout living to my plain Greek yogurt and fresh blueberries and raspberries.

  20. Denise
    September 30, 2015 at 04:30

    peanut butter

  21. Michelle
    September 30, 2015 at 07:27

    I usually add protein powders to my smoothies but I would like to try putting them in baked goods as well :)

  22. Anna
    September 30, 2015 at 07:33

    The autumn and winter are coming (where I live the climat is very cold so I try to boost my energy as well in the morning as later in the day) and I often feel like drinking something hot more than eating a "normal" dessert. I have a cravings especially for chocolate milk. So, why not to make a virtue of necessity (I mean - find an excuse to drink more homemade nut milk with raw cocoa :) ) and enjoy a super healthy, energy-boosting and delicious drink (with my biggest love ever - lucuma) ? Mmmm... even just imagining that makes my mouth water...

  23. Jordan D.
    October 1, 2015 at 02:22

    I'd add the sprout living products to my oatmeal for an extra nutrient boost. They sound awesome based on your review. Thanks for the chance to win!

  24. Corrine
    October 2, 2015 at 07:10

    Into my oatmeal at breakfast. =)

  25. Lydia Claire
    October 2, 2015 at 07:18

    I guess it's an obvious answer but smoothies. =)

  26. Kate
    October 2, 2015 at 13:52

    I'd love to make blondies with this protein!

  27. lissa crane
    October 4, 2015 at 13:48

    I would love to add it to my morning yogurt smoothies!

  28. Julie Waldron
    October 4, 2015 at 14:36

    I would add it to vanilla yogurt.

  29. Ronda
    October 4, 2015 at 16:08

    I would love to add this to smoothies.

  30. rocio
    October 4, 2015 at 18:04

    Salads or smoothies

  31. chickie brewer
    October 4, 2015 at 21:18

    I think I may add it to a smoothie.

  32. claire
    October 4, 2015 at 22:07

    with yogurt.

  33. Anne Perry
    October 4, 2015 at 22:14

    I would add this to yogurt and fruit salad.

  34. Becca F
    October 4, 2015 at 23:38

    Probably on my kefir or yogurt

  35. Jenny S
    October 5, 2015 at 00:01

    Maybe the Omega in pancake mix.

  36. October 5, 2015 at 00:40

    I think I would like to try this on a smoothie.

  37. sarah
    October 5, 2015 at 00:52


  38. Sue Hull
    October 5, 2015 at 03:36

    Im going to put it on top of my cereal in the morning and on top of my ice cream for dessert. Thank you for the chance :)

  39. Sue Hull
    October 5, 2015 at 03:38

    Id put it on my cereal and my ice cream. Thank you for the chance :)

  40. Marnie G (Derrick Todd)
    October 5, 2015 at 03:49

    I would add it to my protein shakes, smoothies and breads I make.

  41. Shakeia Rieux
    October 5, 2015 at 03:55

    I would add it to cake

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