Matcha, mint and aloe smoothie

This refreshing summer smoothie is packed with cooling properties from the bananas, pineapple and mint. Aloe vera juice, combined with mint, calms the tummy and soothes the digestive system. The hemp oil adds some lovely essential fatty acids. Finally, the matcha powder [a type of green tea], adds highly concentrated antioxidants. What more you want from a smoothie?

Matcha, mint and aloe pulp smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 10 mint leaves
  • ¾ cup pineapple, chopped
  • 2 tsp hemp oil
  • 1 tbsp aloe vera juice
  • 1 tsp matcha [green tea] powder
  • Ice

Preparation method

  1. Add the almond milk, frozen banana, mint leaves, pineapple, hemp oil, aloe vera juice, matcha powder and ice in a blender and blend till smooth.
  2. Serve chilled.

This was first published in the March 2015 issue of Complete Wellbeing.

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