Coconut Mint Chip Shake
I was a huge fan of milkshakes growing up (who wasn’t??). My all-time favorite ice cream flavor has always been mint chocolate chip, and today, it’s my son’s favorite as well. He never, ever gets anything different, it’s mint chip all.the.time. I thought of combining these two delicious childhood favorites into one leaner, greener dairy-free drink. There’s no artificial color here, the beautiful green color comes from healthy baby spinach. The flavor has the perfect amount of mint, and you can top your milkshake with chocolate chips like I did, or cacao nibs for a bittersweet flavor. Recipe and photos contributed by Sophia Zergiotis of Love and Lentils.
Makes 1 large serving
- 1 cup light coconut milk
- 1/2 cup baby spinach
- 1 large frozen banana
- Handful of fresh mint leaves, stems removed (about 10-15 sprigs)
- 1 teaspoon agave nectar
- 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
- 1 tablespoon vegan chocolate chips for garnish
Combine all of the ingredients except for the chocolate chips in a blender.
Blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass and garnish with chocolate chips. Enjoy!