Minty Morning Green Smoothie (Paleo, Dairy-free, Nut-free)


Minty Morning Green Smoothie - The Urban Ecolife

I’ve recently had to get over this weird thought of smoothies not being a proper ‘meal’. I think it’s because I really enjoy the process of chewing my food that it predisposes me to not enjoying the process of drinking my meals. Strange? Maybe. Please tell me I’m not alone.

 

Whilst I may have a slight addiction to my morning eggs, I put the challenge to myself to give this smoothie thing a proper go. Especially since this whole smoothie craze seems to be sweeping the planet from under it’s rooted tree trunks.

Admittedly, smoothies are pretty freaking delicious. You can shove all your favourite things in the blender and whiz it up into a liquid green goblin. Sometimes less desirable colours are manifested. So consider that green is good! With this in mind, I pop it in a takeaway jar, chug it down on the go and I’m on my way. It really is quick, easy and relatively foolproof.

 

So when I feel the need to fulfill this criteria above, I have my go to girl – the Minty Morning Green Smoothie. Perfection in a glass. Oh, and just so you know, I don’t actually own a blender. I bet you didn’t see that one coming! I simply use an Immersion Stick Blender because I’m still too cheap for a Vitamix. It’s a ‘one day’ thing, next on my list after the live-in masseur and pet giraffe. PLUS, give me a break. I quit my job last year and have other priorities in life other than to achieve a perfect, pure, chunky-free and smooth consistency in my once-a-month smoothie.

 

Truth be told to those who care, I still prefer my breakfast fry up.

Minty Morning Green Smoothie - The Urban Ecolife



Minty Morning Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 frozen Banana
  • 1/2 a small Avocado
  • 1 cup of Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 raw Zucchini or Cucumber
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp fresh Mint
  • 1/2 squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Honey or Stevia to sweeten (optional)
  • Dash of Cinnamon (optional)

Instructions

  1. Seriously, you need instructions for a smoothie?
  2. Chuck it all in and blend away my friend.

http://www.theurbanecolife.com/minty-morning-green-smoothie-paleo-dairy-free-nut-free/


PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. Thank you for your support!

Posted on by Emily Uebergang Posted in Recipes

About Emily Uebergang

Urban hippie by day, wandering gypsy by night. Emily is all about sustainable living and writes like she's out to try and save the world or something. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google+

14 Responses to Minty Morning Green Smoothie (Paleo, Dairy-free, Nut-free)

  1. inspirededibles

    Just came across your page and so happy to make the discovery. I am in love with this luminous, health bursting smoothie – pinned ♡.

  2. EmilyU

    Yay!! It’s a glass full of deliciousness 🙂

  3. Pingback: 60 Delicious, Healthy Smoothies Recipes | Daily Healthy Tips

  4. Pingback: 84 Tasty Smoothie Recipes - Pink Heels Pink Truck

  5. Pingback: 100+ Best Healthy Gluten Free Drink Recipes - Munchyy

  6. Pingback: Seven Gluten Free Smoothies | Blendtec Blog

  7. Pingback: 20 SMOOTHIE RECIPES YOU NEED TO TRY | A Beautiful mess

  8. Pingback: Detox post – Holidays: 9 super vegan fruit smoothies! | Follow The Kiwi

  9. Chiara&thekiwi

    Hey!!! Your smoothie is now in my selection of “9 super detox vegan smoothies” on my blog here ->http://followthekiwi.com/2015/01/12/detox-post-holidays-9-super-vegan-fruit-smoothies/

    Good job with your recipe! 🙂

  10. Emily Uebergang

    Thanks for mentioning it! 🙂

  11. Pingback: The Ultimate Guide To Green Smoothies + 5 Amazing Recipes

  12. Pingback: Detox post - Holidays: 9 super vegan fruit smoothies! | Follow the kiwi | Vegan food, diy and inspiration - vegan blog - homemade recipes and handmade tutorial - follow the kiwi by chiara andthekiwi

  13. Pingback: Detox post - Holidays: 9 super vegan fruit smoothies! - Follow The Kiwi

  14. Pingback: 100+ Best Healthy Gluten Free Drink Recipes - Urban Tastebud

Add a comment