With the dog days of summer quickly approaching, you will soon be looking for ways to cool down from the heat. What better way than with an ice cold smoothie? These green smoothie recipes incorporate mint, which has many beneficial properties for the body. Mint is an ideal source of calcium and Vitamin C. It has been used to relieve digestive problems for centuries, and it is a great freshener for your breath! With delicate hints of banana and cantaloupe, this smoothie offers a variety of flavors that are guaranteed to please your palette!
- 3 bananas
- 1 mint sprig
- 3 cups of spinach packed in the blender
- 2 cups of cantaloupe
- 16oz water (to desired consistency)
Each of these ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. The water should be used sparingly until your smoothie has reached the desired consistency. The addition of the bananas will give your smoothie a creamy, milkshake like consistency. These green smoothie recipes are guaranteed to become one of your new personal favorites!
If you do not like any of the ingredients in these green smoothie recipes, then you are encouraged to substitute your own favorite fruits and vegetables.