Happy Monday! Hope those of you celebrating had a good Easter weekend.
Who overdid it on the chocolate yesterday?! Not to worry, this Kiwi & Mint Smoothie is just the thing to perk you up and leave you feeling refreshed and ready to face the working week (at least it’s another short one).
Fresh herbs not only bring great flavour, but some powerful nutrition too. I don’t reserve them for garnishes but add them in generous quantities to most of my meals, including smoothies! Mint is an obvious choice for a refreshing pick-me-up but I love basil, parsley and coriander (cilantro) as well.
Green food and drinks always make me feel good so I added a couple more green goodies to the mix- kiwis and a handful of spinach. I tend to overlook kiwis, probably because they don’t look like much from the outside, but I’m very glad I spotted them at the market recently and thought to throw them in the blender.
- 2 ripe kiwis, flesh scooped out
- 1 large frozen banana
- 1/2 cup coconut water OR pure water
- Handful of fresh mint leaves
- Squeeze of lemon OR lime
- Handful of spinach
- Ice, if desired
- Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
- Add more coconut water/water to reach your desired consistency and ice if you like a frosty smoothie.
A zingy, sweet and tummy-soothing breakfast or snack.
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