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Ok so this just happened.

I love the feeling you get when you have been creating recipes with certain guidelines for long enough that you just come up with genius sometimes, totally out of the blue.

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That’s the magic happening with me and Nutritarian recipes, now that I’ve finished my 42-Day Nutritarian Challenge (and dropped 12 pounds! :)

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This is one of my new favorite smoothies. It’s got tons of greens, and a flavor that is KILLER. And with a Vitamix, you’ve got liquid chocolate gold — and it’s super healthy!!

I was inspired to make this because one of our apartment complex neighbors planted mint in the common area and now it’s growing like a weed. It does that super easily here in Florida. I walk past it every day and see it, thinking, “Man, I gotta make something with mint…” That and having strawberries in the fridge that needed eating, I came up with this beauty.

Mint Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

There’s no more words for it other than you’ll LOVE IT. Check it out:

Mint Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie Recipe
 
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If you can, use a Vitamix for this. It will absolutely pulverize the dates and strawberry seeds and come out super smooth and creamy. You can still absolutely use a regular blender, but just know it will be more textured!
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Recipe type: Smoothie
Serves: 32 oz
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • ¼ cup fresh mint (substitute ⅛-1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract)
  • 2 large stalks bok choy, washed and broken into pieces
  • 1 handful kale
  • 1-2 cups fresh strawberries, tops removed (frozen ok too)
  • 3-4 large medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa/cacao powder
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ice (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients except ice to the blender and blend until completely pulverized. If you use the high setting, it may get warmer after a minute or so. Just add ice as desired and blend again.

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