Photo Credit: The Merry Thought
This blended treat boasts a new way to brew your tea - in coconut water! That way you get double the goodness from the tea and the coconut water, plus all the other good stuff from the rest of the smoothie. You get blueberries, mint, spinach, kiwi, and green tea in this one making it the perfectly tart and refreshing blend to start your day or sip on as an afternoon snack!
Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie
Makes 1 glass // Prep Time: 10 minutes // Active Time: 5 minutes
- 1 rounded tsp or 1 sachet/bag green tea
- 1 cup coconut water
- 2 cups baby spinach (fresh or frozen)
- 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- 1 kiwi, peeled and cubed
- 4-5 mint leaves
- 2 tsp honey
- 1/4 cup ice cubes
In a small saucepan, bring the coconut water to a boil. As soon as it begins to boil, remove from heat immediately and let stand for 2 minutes, then add in the green tea. Cover the saucepan with a lid and let steep for 3-10 minutes and then remove the tea. Taste the green tea around 3 minutes and periodically afterwards to check the flavor and steep to your preference!
When the coconut water tea infusion is all set, combine everything in a blender and make yo'self a fresh green smoothie!
Recipe adapted from The Merry Thought