This healthy mint chip smoothie recipe is made with spinach and avocado, sweetened with bananas and flavored with mint and vanilla. It's a refreshing paleo smoothie that's great for breakfast or snack time.
I didn't lie when I said I've been on a smoothie kick lately!
This paleo mint chocolate chip smoothie is made with avocado and spinach to get that vibrant green color, as well as provide a host of beneficial nutrients.
- paleo and vegan
- dairy free
- nut free option (swap almond milk for coconut milk)
- fruit sweetened - only sweetened with bananas
- easy to make
- minimal ingredients
Each time I've made this smoothie, my two youngest kids hover nearby [impatiently] waiting for a bite. Needless to say, this is a great recipe to share with the kiddos!
Here's what you need to make this vegan mint chip smoothie:
- frozen ripe bananas
- hemp protein (optional)
- vanilla extract
- peppermint flavoring
- almond milk (coconut milk for nut free)
- dark chocolate chips
The hemp protein is optional. It can either be left out or substituted with collagen peptides or your favorite protein powder.
I used peppermint flavoring to give this smoothie it's minty flavor. Peppermint extract or a few fresh mint leaves would work as well, but you'll have to adjust the quantity.
How to Make a Mint Chip Smoothie
Here's how to make this easy mint protein smoothie:
First, combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a high powered blender or food processor. Blend on low speed, gradually increase the speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
Next, add in the chocolate chips and blend for a few seconds to combine.
Pour the smoothie into a tall glass or small bowl and enjoy!Print
This healthy mint chip smoothie is made with fresh spinach, avocado and sweetened with banana. It has a deliciously sweet mint flavor - perfect for a refreshing breakfast or snack.
Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a high powered blender or food processor. Blend on low speed, gradually increase the speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
Add in the chocolate chips and blend for a few seconds to combine.
- Pour smoothie into tall glass or bowl and enjoy!
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