Mint Chocolate Chip Digestion Dessert Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

Used in everything from toothpaste and tea to beauty products and Middle Eastern cooking, mint is one of the more ubiquitous ingredients out there. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that this all-purpose herb has started to make an appearance in smoothies in recent years.

Boasting a range of ingredients known to aid in digestion, our Mint Chocolate Chip Digestion Dessert Smoothie is a delicious and nutritious way to treat stomach upset while also boosting overall wellness. Plus, the cacao nibs offer a shot of caffeine that will keep you moving all morning long, while the coconut cream and vanilla flax milk give this beverage a delightfully smooth consistency. Whip a mint chocolate chip smoothie up the next time your stomach is upset or enjoy this chilly sweet treat just because.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 15 mint leaves

  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs

  • 1 cup coconut cream

  • 4 pitted dates

  • 1 teaspoon spirulina

  • 1 cup vanilla flax milk

  • 1/2 cup ice

Instructions
  1. Start by adding 15 fresh mint leaves to a blender or food processor.

  2. Add 1 tablespoon cacao nibs.

  3. Add 1 cup coconut cream.

  4. Add 4 pitted dates.

  5. Add 1 teaspoon spirulina, which can be purchased online or at various supermarkets.

  6. Add 1 cup vanilla flax milk.

  7. Add 1/2 cup ice.

  8. Blend the smoothie until smooth and creamy. Then pour the contents into a tall glass.

  9. Eat and enjoy.

Health Benefits
  1. Mint: helps stimulate bile and bile flow to speed digestion and calm an upset stomach.

  2. Cacao: high in fiber and magnesium, cacao enhances overall digestive health.

  3. Dates, coconut cream, and spirulina: help push food through the intestinal tract. That means healthier bowel movements and more nutrients!

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