Mint Chip Smoothie inspired by Sedona’s Local Juicery

September 2, 2016 VIP Guest Blogger

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When you satiate your wanderlust with adrenaline fueled adventure, you’ll probably need to refuel! A smoothie can be a nutrient powerhouse, but who knew it could taste like a sin?

Summer Sanders, CEO + Founder of Local Juicery, Sedona, Arizona, has agreed to share with us her prized recipe for her lustful “Mint Chip” smoothie.  Residents of Sedona & tourists alike flock to Local Juicery to sample all of the guilt-free goodies & cold pressed juices. 

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The “Mint Chip” smoothie doesn’t just make for a great refuel though, it also makes for a decadent dessert.  This is due to its healthful ingredients uncanny ability to perfectly mimic a Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake, sans the dairy. To add to this beneficial smoothie, utilize an ingestible Peppermint essential oil, such as Young Living’s Peppermint Vitality.  It’ll easily turn this clean-eating smoothie into a tummy soothing treat & aid in digestion.* 

Skipping dessert to stay healthy just became a myth.

Mint Chip Smoothie

Mint chip smoothie recipe

2 cups almond milk (homemade preferred!)
2 tablespoon almond butter
1 handful fresh mint or 2 drops of Young Living’s Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil*
1 handful fresh spinach
1 large frozen banana 
3 ice cubes (optional)
1 pinch of sea salt
2 dates, pitted
1 tablespoon cacao nibs

Blend & Savor! So what are you waiting for? It’s not every day you find a recipe that satisfies your stomach & eases your mind.

*Not evaluated by FDA. Young Living Peppermint Vitality is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Photos: Brooke Genn of Nomadic Newlyweds

Also in our Wellness + Wanderlust magazine issue.

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BY TASHA ELKINS. Tasha has a bachelor’s degree in engineering. She works in oil & gas industry. But she doesn’t let either of those to define her, or to keep her from her real passion: traveling. Tasha has dedicated her free-time for traveling and she helps others to see how it is possible to travel while having a full-time job. Read her travel tips at Travel Part Time.

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