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Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Mashed avocado and wheatgrass add flavor

Reprinted with permission from Superfood Smoothies © 2013 by Julie Morris, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.

15 minutes prep time | Serves 2

What You Need

  • 1/3 c hemp seeds

  • 1/4 c Medjool dates, pitted (about 3-4 large fruits)

  • 3 Tbsp goji berries

  • 1/4 c cacao powder

  • 2 Tbsp cacao nibs

  • 3 Tbsp (packed) minced fresh mint

  • 1 tsp wheatgrass powder*

  • 1/4 c mashed avocado

  • 2 c coconut water

  • Sweetener, to taste

  • 3 c coconut ice**

Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients, except ice, until smooth.

  2. Add ice and blend once more until frosty.

  3. Taste, and adjust sweetness if desired.

*If you follow a gluten-free diet, make sure the wheatgrass is labeled gluten free.

**Freeze pure coconut water in ice cube trays until solid.

 

Per serving: 384 Calories, 11 g Protein, 53 g Carbohydrates, 18 g Fiber, 20 g Total fat (3 g sat, 5 g mono, 8 g poly), 266 mg Sodium

Extraordinary source of Vitamin K, Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus

Top source of Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

Excellent source of Vitamin C, Iron

Good source of Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), B6, Folate, Pantothenic acid, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc

 

 

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