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Healthy Chocolate Mint Smoothie

This chocolate mint smoothie is dairy free, gluten free, and banana free.

Not to mention my kids love it!

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Most days I drink a smoothie for either breakfast or a snack. The other day I was a little bored with my regular chocolate, peanut butter, banana smoothie and wanted to change things up. Experimenting with what I had on hand, this Chocolate Mint Smoothie was born! After taking one sip, I immediately thought this tasted like an Andes Mint! 

I always have mint in my fridge for this recipe and this recipe.

The other night we had chicken for supper. I cut mine up and used it to top a salad. However, my kids ate their chicken with straight ranch… and nothing else. After supper, I was feeling a little mom guilt over them not eating any vegetables. That’s when I pulled my blender out and asked, “Who wants a CHOCOLATE MINT smoothie for dessert!?!?” Of course, if you say dessert no little kid is going to turn it down. They fell right into my sneaky trap.

It’s been a hobby of mine to see how much spinach I can sneak into my family’s diet. This smoothie is another sneaky success! And all of my kids got a serving of vegetables!

Being naturally green, this chocolate mint smoothie is perfect for St. Patrick’s day!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces coconut water
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1-2 scoops chocolate protein powder ⇐My favorite protein powder! 
  • 1/4 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 6-8 mint leaves (more or less depending on size and preference)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to blender in order listed above.
  2. Blend until smooth.

Healthy Chocolate Mint Smoothie

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces coconut water
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1-2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 6-8 mint leaves (more or less depending on size and preference)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to blender in order listed above.
  2. Blend until smooth.
Recipe Type: Smoothie
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Bonus: Your breath will smell really good after you drink this!

Anna

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