Chocolate Peppermint Green Smoothie 1


  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk
  • ½ avocado barely ripe or banana
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract I like Simply Organic
  • 2 cups ice
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream and fresh mint optional


  • Add the first 7 ingredients (everything except the ice) to a blender container in the order listed. Cover and blend on high for 45 seconds, or until smooth.
  • Add the ice. Cover and blend on high 15-20 seconds, using the tamper to press the ice down into the blades.
  • Pour into two glasses. Top with whipped cream and garnish with mint, if desired. Serve immediately.