Mint Choc Chip Smoothie

Mint and chocolate belong together. This refreshing choc chip smoothie recipe will help to boost your protein after a workout and keep you feeling full.

The majority of the energy comes from milk and cottage cheese, which will provide a solid dose of bioavailable protein and a range of vitamins and minerals, including A, B2, B5, choline, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and selenium.  

The cocoa powder and chocolate provides copper, iron, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus.   

Macros 

One serve provides 246 calories, 19 g protein, 11 g fat, 17 g net carbs and P:E = 0.7.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 4 to 6 ice cubes

Topping

  • 15 dark chocolate chips
  • 1 mint sprig

Directions 

  • Blend in blender and top with chocolate chips and mint sprig.

Suitable for 

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