NEW ORLEANS – Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the fast-growing smoothie franchise company with more than 700 stores worldwide, will be launching a new, limited-time menu offering on November 17, 2014. Dark Chocolate Smoothies, which will be available at all Smoothie King stores over the holiday season, are blended with Ghirardelli 100 percent cocoa and are all under 300 calories for a 20 oz..
“Smoothie King’s new Dark Chocolate Smoothies introduce decadent dieting just in time for the holidays,,” said Wan Kim, owner and CEO of Smoothie King. “In fact, these smoothies have zero trans fats, up to 15g of lean protein, and are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and iron. They are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy chocolate for those watching their waistline this holiday season.”
The three new Dark Chocolate Smoothies include:
- Dark Chocolate Strawberry
- Blended with Ghirardelli 100% cocoa, strawberries, Lean1® protein, Gladiator® protein, protein blend and vanilla, this smoothie satisfies the sweet tooth while delivering healthy nutrients to the body.
- Blended with Ghirardelli 100% cocoa, orange juice,Lean1® protein, Gladiator® protein, protein blend, vanilla and turbinado, this smoothie is the perfect combination of two naturally satisfying, sweet flavors: chocolate and orange.
- Blended with Ghirardelli 100% cocoa, natural peppermint flavor, bananas, Lean1® protein, Gladiator® protein, protein blend, vanilla and turbinado, this smoothie defines decadent dieting.
“100 percent cocoa is an abundant source of fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, and manganese, and is rich in antioxidants,” says Brooke Alpert, nationally-recognized nutritionist. “When paired with Smoothie King’s Gladiator and Lean1 protein, which aid in muscle retention and fat loss, these Dark Chocolate Smoothies provide fantastic nutrition while tasting delicious.”