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Healthy Peppermint Chocolate Smoothie recipe / Running in a Skirt

Healthy Peppermint Chocolate Smoothie

Julie Wunder
A healthy, no guilt holiday treat.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks, Smoothie
Cuisine American
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 166 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large banana or two small ones, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup greek yogurt
  • 1-2 drops peppermint extract, see notes
  • handful of ice cubes
  • Optional topping: whipped cream, mini dark chocolate chips and Christmas sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Put all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth
  • If having as more of a treat serve with whipped cream, mini dark chocolate chips and Christmas sprinkles.

Notes

Peppermint extract is very powerful, so start with just a drop or two and add more to taste. To make vegan or dairy free sub the appropriate yogurt for the Greek Yogurt. You can also sub coconut whipped cream for regular whipped cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 183mgPotassium: 571mgFiber: 5gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 78IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 217mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Peppermint Chocolate Smoothie
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