Holiday Peppermint Protein Smoothie

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s a good time to start your mornings off with a healthy festive peppermint protein filled smoothie. This smoothie combines fresh mint, banana, and spinach to make a refreshing, guilt-free treat.

Holiday peppermint protein smoothie


  • 1 large banana (frozen)
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk
  • Fresh mint leaves (de-stemmed)
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 scoop vanilla (or plain) protein powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 cup of ice (cubed)
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips


Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a blender and blend until silky smooth. Add chocolate chips and pulse until chips are finely chopped and serve.

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