A simple mint chocolate smoothie. Creamy, naturally sweetened, dairy-free, and vegan. Full of chocolate-minty flavor.
The mint + chocolate combo is a divisive one – some people love it and some… don’t (Thin Mints were my favorite so I’m 100% in the “love” camp). If you’re into it too, you’ll really like this simple mint chocolate smoothie. It’s creamy (but totally dairy-free), full of chocolate-minty flavor, and takes just a few minutes to make in the morning.
Here’s are a few of the key ingredients for the mint chocolate smoothie:
Frozen banana. Full of fiber, prebiotics, and potassium a (ripe!) frozen banana is what give this smoothie it’s creaminess.
Cocoa (or cacao) powder. Full of antioxidants and magnesium (the anti-stress mineral!). This is the brand I like to use.
Chia seeds. Very high in fiber, which helps keep you feeling fuller longer.
Mint leaves. Anti-inflammatory and great for digestion. If you prefer a stronger mint flavor, you can use this peppermint extract instead. I love this smoothie with either.
Medjool date. If you prefer a sweeter smoothie, add a date to give it some extra sweetness. Dates are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
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The 3-Day Holiday Pretox
This recipe is from the 3-Day Holiday Pretox! A free, healthy meal plan so you can feel your best this holiday season.
A simple mint chocolate smoothie. Creamy, naturally sweetened, dairy-free, and vegan. Just add everything to a blender and breakfast is served!
- 1 frozen ripe banana
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (see notes)
- 1 handful kale
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 3 tablespoons cocoa (or cacao) powder
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch of salt
- 1 pitted Medjool date (optional for extra sweetness)
Add everything to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy!
If you want a stronger mint flavor, use a few drops of peppermint extract instead of fresh mint leaves. I like the smoothie either way!
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