I love to quickly blend this peppermint smoothie on my way out the door in the mornings. Since they’re sugar-free and low carb, they’re super healthy. The full serving of protein also keeps cravings and hunger at bay until lunch.
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Peppermint Smoothie Ingredients
These smoothies are super healthy and taste just like mint chip ice cream. Just use the ingredients below, and you’ll have a treat in less than 5 minutes.
- Low-Carb Protein Powder
- Peppermint Extract (Make sure you get peppermint extract, not mint. The flavors are very different.) Don’t overdo it. I few drops or tiny splash is plenty!
- Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips (I prefer Lilly’s Dark Chocolate Chips)
- Almond Milk (Unsweetened Original)
Blend All Ingredients In Blender
I use a small magic bullet to blend the ingredients. Once the ice is smooth, your ready to go. I garnished these smoothies with crushed candy cane pieces, but for a typical healthy morning smoothie, I skip that step and enjoy my smoothie without the added sugar.
Your breakfast smoothie is ready in less than 5 minutes.
It takes about a minute to throw the ingredients together, and another 90 seconds to blend. So, even with clean up time, this is a tasty, healthy breakfast ready in less than 5 minutes.
If you struggle in the mornings, like me, this is huge.
If you’re a newbie to the smoothie world, check out this article from Delish. It has some excellent tips and tricks for general smoothie making.
- 1. First, combine all the ingredients together in the blender.
- 2. Then, blend for about 90 seconds until ice is no longer visible and your drink has a "smooth" consistency. The time will vary depending on the strength of your blender.
Make sure not to overdo it with the peppermint extract. Just a splash! Too much will overpower the smoothie.
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Nutrition InformationYield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 172Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 5mgSodium 62mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 2gSugar 7gProtein 26g
*Nutrition facts vary be sure to calculate your own macros.
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