Mint ‘chocolate chip’ smoothie / protein shake

New creation at WinnieFitness HQ – mint ‘chocolate chip’ (cacao nibs) protein shake. I have a thing for mint choc chip treats and drinks (chocolate, ice-cream).  This is a very good alternative to satisfy my sweet tooth!

Try the recipe below and let me know what you think

Ingredients for 1 serving:

100ml unsweentened almond milk

100 ml water

4 ice cubes (for frappe effect)

1 cup baby spinach

10 mint leaves

1/4 avocado

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

Directions:

Add almond milk and water into a blender. Add in the rest of the ingredients. Blend until mixture is smooth.

Then top with 1 tsp cacao nibs and enjoy!

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Post-workout green smoothie recipe

GreensmoothieGreen smoothie recipe

If you’re looking for a quick way to replenish your energy after a workout, give this green smoothie a try. The green colour of this smoothie comes from kale, matcha powder and avocado.  Use a smoothie blender to blend the ingredients . I use NutriNinja blender.  The smoothie is surprisingly smoothie.

Energy Booster Green Smoothie:

Ingredients:  (1 serving)

1 Ripe banana

1 Handful of kale

1 Teaspoon high-grade matcha powder

1/4 Small ripe avocado

200 ml Unsweetened soya milk

Optional: if you really must sweeten the smoothie, use 1 teaspoon manuka honey

Method: Put all the ingredients in a blender.  Blend in short bursts for 20 seconds.

Enjoy!  Let me know what you think. Pop a comment or photo below!