This green smoothie recipe is PACKED with protein and nutrients, but it tastes like a mint chocolate chip milkshake! It’s quick, easy and SO healthy!
You guys. I thought that I was living in Washington until I up and made this smoothie.
And then I realized that I was living in “The Land of LIES.”
Up until my taste buds met the (really cute and stripey!!) straw, they were completely and TOTALLY anti green smoothies.
I mean, a kale salad recipe? GIMME DAT. But, kale all blender-ized up and sipped through a straw.
Umm. No thanks. I like to chew my vegetal friends please.
BUT, when I had the opportunity to make a little recipe magic with my new Blendtec Designer 725, I knew that I wanted to see how it would fare in the land of smoothie making.
Remember when Mr.FFF made his recipe debut with the pear smoothie and I told you that I am just not a smoothie sipper? I mean, unless it’s a chocolate avocado smoothie from Texanerin, that is.
WELL. The reason is because everysingletime I have ever made ANY SMOOTHIE.…it basically just turns out as icey water. It doesn’t matter if it’s a pineapple smoothie, an avocado smoothie bowl or a banana vanilla orange smoothie. THEY’RE ALL ICY.
No thank you, the sequel.
So, I wanted to see if the Blendtec would finally give me that thick, SUPA creamy texture that I was craving.
Literally. I crack myself up.
Well, my peepsie-doodles, when I turned it on and the power BLEW MY UTENSILS off the counter (LIKE WHOA) I knew I was in for a treat.
There was definitely no sign of the icey-icky-watery smoothies of days past. The Blendtec made this green smoothie recipe soooo CR to the EAMY.
Whatever that means.
Now, I can’t lie to you. I wasn’t even planning on adding kale because I was still a little bit 0_o about the whole leafy greens in my beverages shenanigans.
BUT, what is a mint chocolate chip smoothie if it isn’t GREEN?
ONE BIG LIE. That’s what.
Apparently I have lies on the brain today. Let’s not start getting all deep and inquisitive and wondering why that may be capeesh?
I had some leftover K-izzle (the super trendy name for kale. That I just invented) in the fridge so I decided to just DO IT. AANNND in it went.
I was nervous.
I pressed the power button. BUZZ SHRED BUZZ went the kale.
Green went the smoothie.
“SUCCESS” went the Taylor. BUT, how would it taste?
Oh, ya know, like a MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP MILKSHAKE.
Smoothie sippin’: COMMENCE.
PPPP.SSSS….I have another Christmas drink for you using the Blendtec TOMORROWZ. There’s yummy, spicy molasses goodness. FORSHADOWING.
Mint Chocolate Green Smoothie Recipe
This green smoothie recipe is PACKED with protein and nutrients, but it tastes like a mint chocolate chip milkshake! It's quick, easy and SO healthy!
- 1/4 Cup Avocado Mashed
- 1/4 Cup 2% Vanilla Greek yogurt
- 1/4 Cup Vanilla protein powder
- 1/2 Tbsp Agave
- 1/4 tsp Peppermint extract
- 3/4 Cup Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 1/2 Cup Kale firmly packed
- 1/2 Cup ice
- 1 Tbsp Mini chocolate chips
- Place all ingredients up the chocolate chips in the Blendtec and press the "smoothie function."
- Once there is only 15 seconds remaining until your smoothie is ready, stop the Blendtec and add in the chocolate chips.
- Blend on the "smoothie" setting for an additional 15 seconds and DEVOUR.
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I used my Blendtec Designer 725 to create this recipe.
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