Mint Chip Smoothie :)

So how are those New Year’s resolutions treating you? I’m not huge into New Year’s resolutions, but I do believe in setting goals! I set some personal health goals for myself back in early November and am carrying these on! One of my goals is to do real pull ups, unassisted. And I am getting very close to this initial goal 🙂

Another goal I have is to simply add more VEGGIES to my life. To most people who see me eat or read my blog, this may seem absurd (because I already eat more veggies than the average american), but for my body’s health, there is no such thing as too many veggies! Smoothies are a great way to pack in some fruit/veggies/protein or anything else healthy you don’t want to take time chewing and tasting, say before work when you are half asleep! You could throw about any veggies in here (try celery, greens..) and all you will taste is mint chocolate. Seriously. YUM. Give it a try, experiment! This one is so tasty and fresh, really wakes me up!

serves 2
1 apple
1 banana
Handful of ice (or frozen apple/banana cut into cubes before freezing)
Water or coconut water, about 2 cups
1/2 ml peppermint extract
1 scoop cocoa powder
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 dash cinnamon
5 dates (I used Medjool)
1 cup frozen spinach
1 scoop micro greens powder
1 scoop vega complete
1 scoop soylent
(or just do 2 scoops protein powder of choice)

Blend on high and enjoy! Optional mint leaf garnish pictured.




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