Heart-Safe Spinach Smoothie with Mint

The Veggie Shake Team

It’s no secret that many of us are concerned about staying heart healthy as we age. After all, heart disease is a leading killer among both men and women. Packed full of ingredients to support cardiovascular health, our Heart-Safe Spinach Smoothie with Mint is a delicious way to make wellness a priority. Antioxidant-filled ingredients like maca powder protect against heart disease and other silent killers, while honey gives you the energy to make it through your next intense workout. Plus, the burst of mint will leave you feeling cool and refreshed. Enjoy this mint spinach smoothie for breakfast or before hitting the gym.

  •  Servings: 1 to 2
  •  Ready In: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ice

  • 1 cup baby spinach

  • 1 lemon, peeled and cut into chunks

  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 cup coconut water

  • 1 tablespoon maca powder

Instructions
  1. Add 1 cup of ice to a blender or food processor.

  2. Add 1 cup baby spinach.

  3. Add 1 lemon, peeled and cut into chunks.

  4. Add 1/2 bunch fresh mint.

  5. Add 2 tablespoons honey.

  6. Add 1 cup coconut water.

  7. Add 1 tablespoon maca powder.

  8. Combine all ingredients until smooth. If mixture is too thick, you can add more coconut water or ice as desired.

  9. Pour blender contents into a tall glass.

  10. Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.

Health Benefits
  1. Spinach: famous for supporting healthy vision and protecting against eye diseases, spinach is packed full of beta-carotene and lutein.

  2. Lemon: a high vitamin C content makes this fruit valuable for immunity.

  3. Mint: one of the best foods for stomach upset, mint has been used to ease digestion and fight nausea for thousands of years.

  4. Honey: beloved by runners, honey has ingredients to fuel your next workout and ensure you stay in top shape.

  5. Coconut water: contains a high dose of electrolytes to increase blood volume and strengthen your heart health.

  6. Maca powder: this antioxidant helps shield the body against illnesses like heart disease and diabetes.

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