Cooking with CBD: Vanilla Mint Smoothie with CBD
Every year around this time, a big burger chain releases a minty green milkshake for a limited time only.
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re here to give you the inside scoop with a recipe you can make for yourself year-round, and even better: it’s CBD-enhanced for wellness as well as deliciousness!
This smoothie is packed with nutritious ingredients like avocado, banana, and spinach yet tastes delicious.
Ingredients (serves 2)
? 1 medium frozen banana sliced
? ½ small avocado
? 1-2 cups baby spinach
? 1 cup unsweetened oat milk
? ¼-½ tsp peppermint extract
? ½ tsp vanilla extract
?1 serving CBD oil (recommend using an isolate)
? Pinch salt
? Raw cocoa nibs or mini chocolate chips for topping
? Optional: 1-2 medjool dates for extra sweetness
- Place all ingredients, except for the optional cocoa/chocolate chips in a blender, with the spinach closest to the blade.
- Blend on high until mixture is creamy and smooth.
- Taste and adjust sweetness or extract per personal preference.
- Pour into two glasses, top with chocolate chips and enjoy immediately!
Looking to have this as a meal replacement or post-workout drink? You can easily add some extra protein:
? Hulled hemp hearts: 10 grams of protein per 3 tablespoons
? Whey or plant-based protein powder: 18-30 grams protein per serving depending on the brand
? Cashew butter: 3 grams protein per 1 tablespoon