Spring Green Mint Smoothie
refreshing and light but packed with nutrition
- 1/4 cup hemp seeds
- 1/4 cup mint leaves
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 T flax seed meal
- 1/2 cup zucchini
- 1-2 dandelion leaves optional
- 1 cup oat or almond milk or 2 T oats and 1 c water
- 1/2 green apple
- 4 dates pitted or pinch of stevia leaf
- ½-1 cup ice optional or warm water
Combine everything except the ice in a blender and blend until smooth.
Add ice, if using, and blend again until thickened.
If you don't like cold drinks, this works with added warm water as well.
To swap out some of the ingredients is fine to accommodate your taste or what you have on hand.
For hemp- try almonds, cashews or Brazil nuts
For Spinach- try romaine or baby kale
For zucchini or green apple - try thawed frozen cauliflower, celery, pear, or peeled broccoli stem
Any plant milk will do, so use what you like.