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.
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
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.
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.