Peppermint is one of the most rejuvenating scents and tastes on the planet, and come the holiday season, it's everywhere. Unfortunately for those of us trying to live our healthiest, most balanced life, the peppermint we usually encounter is accompanied by loads of processed sugar. A little of this is OK, but if we want to fully embrace peppermint during the holidays, we can't be sucking on peppermint sticks with wild abandon. That's why we're so stoked to have this nutritious and delicious recipe on hand. Our candy cane smoothie recipe is sure to delight your taste buds, while also keeping your healthy diet on-track.
Peppermint has been shown to:
- Ease digestive trouble
- Improve energy
- Reduce headaches
- Fight bacterial infections
- Open sinuses
- Improve sleep
What are you waiting for? Whip up a batch of candy cane goodness today!
Candy Cane Smoothie
(Makes 2 servings)
1 cup milk (dairy or nut)
2 cups frozen strawberries
2 scoops vanilla protein powder (or, add 1 tsp pure vanilla extract & 1 cup Greek yogurt, if you don't have/don't want protein powder)
1 packet Stevia
2 drops pure peppermint extract
7-10 ice cubes
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
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