Mint Cacao Nib Green Smoothie

Help your muscles recover with this smoothie that's perfect for anyone who loves mint chocolate chip ice cream.

How to Make a Mint and Cacao Nib Smoothie
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Replenish your body with this protein-packed smoothie that’s loaded with nutrient-rich bananas, a sneaky serving of spinach, and sweet mint and chocolate flavors.

Recipe and photo courtesy Monique Volz of Ambitious Kitchen.

Prep time

5 min.

  • 2 frozen bananas, diced
  • 1 cup packed organic spinach leaves
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 scoops protein powder of choice
  • 10 mint leaves (or 1/4 teaspoon mint or peppermint extract)
  • 2 Tbsp cacao nibs

Place all ingredients besides cocoa nibs in a blender, and blend on high until ingredients are smooth and well-combined.

Next, add cacao nibs to the blender, and pulse a few times until they slightly break up in the smoothie. Serve immediately.