Chocolate Mint Smoothie

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Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Number of Servings: 
2
Recipe Source: 

Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris ($16.95, Sterling, 2013)

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup Medjool dates, pitted (about 3-4 large fruits)
  • 3 Tbsp goji berries
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 2 Tbsp cacao nibs
  • 3 Tbsp (packed) minced fresh mint
  • 1 tsp wheatgrass powder*
  • 1/4 cup mashed avocado
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • Sweetener, to taste
  • 3 cups 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.

Notes

*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.

Nutrition Info: 

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. ★★★★★ Vitamin K, ★★★★★ Copper, ★★★★★ Magnesium, ★★★★★ Manganese, ★★★★★ Phosphorus, ★★★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), ★★★ Vitamin C, ★★★ Iron. ★★ Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), ★★ B6, ★★ Folate, ★★ Pantothenic acid, ★★ Potassium, ★★ Selenium, ★★ Zinc