Mojito Smoothie

I am absolutely obsessed with this mojito smoothie! It has all the classic flavors of a mojito – mint, lime, and sugar – but healthy, filling, & alcohol free!

mojito smoothie

*This is a re-post. Because I love this mojito smoothie so much and have been drinking it almost every day I thought  I would bring it back to the front 🙂

I am absolutely obsessed with this smoothie! It has all the classic flavors of a mojito – mint, lime, and sugar – but healthy, alcohol free, and in the form of a smoothie!

Lets run through some of the ingredients real fast, shall we:

First of all, I know some of you might be worried about adding spinach. Seasoned green smoothie drinkers won’t think twice about adding spinach, but I know some of you will be hesitant. But don’t worry because there is so little that it doesn’t add any taste at all; it just gives you a good boost of nutrition.

Mint:

There’s no way around it, you have to use fresh mint for this recipe. You can buy mint plants at almost any store that sells plants for a couple of bucks, but don’t plant it in your flower beds, no no no! I did this a few years ago and it completely overtook my flower beds! Just plant it in a pretty pot 🙂

Lime Juice:

While reconstituted lime juice will work, fresh lime juice tastes much, much better.

Pineapple:

I’ve tried many fruits in this smoothie and fresh pineapple is the best! It adds the perfect amount of sweetness and the tropical flavor blends perfectly. If you don’t have any fresh pineapple you could add additional honey, but I highly recommend the pineapple. Update– Since fresh pineapple isn’t always handy, many times I substitute a medium-sized organic apple for the pineapple and I love it! It’s a little bit sweeter and I think I might like it even better 🙂

Avocado:

I know some of you may cringe at the thought of adding avocado to a smoothie but let me re-assure you that you can’t taste it AT ALL. I only added a small amount to make it thick and creamy. Most people add bananas to their smoothies to make them creamy, but I find the taste to be overwhelming sometimes. But if you must, you could use banana (not sure how much) to make it thick and creamy instead of an avocado.

I hope you enjoy this smoothie as much as I do, I drink it almost every day in the summer. Enjoy!

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Mojito Smoothie

I am absolutely obsessed with this mojito smoothie! It has all the classic flavors of a mojito - mint, lime, and sugar - but healthy, filling, & alcohol free!
Course dairy free, Drinks, gluten free, paleo, Smoothie
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free mojito smoothie, dairy free smoothie, healthy smoothie, mojito smoothie, paleo mojito smoothie, paleo smoothie, smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 255 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 C Baby Spinach loosely packed, stems removed
  • 10 Fresh Mint Leaves or to taste
  • 1/2 C Fresh Pineapple Chunks or 1 Medium-Sized Organic Apple the apple is a bit sweeter
  • 1/2 Ripe Avocado peeled and pitted
  • Juice of 1 Lime or to taste (about 1 Tbsp.)
  • 3 - 5 Ice Cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. Honey or to taste
  • 1 C Filtered Water

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust the ingredients as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Mojito Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Potassium 676mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 20g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 25.5%
Vitamin C 66.4%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

this post is part of Fat Tuesday Allergy Free Wednesdays, Gluten Free Wednesdays, Gluten Free Fridays & Gluten Free & DIY Tuesday

Posted June 22, 2017 by Cassidy in Beverage, Smoothies, & Milkshakes, Desserts, Egg Free, Nut Free, Paleo, Whole30 / 6 Comments

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6 responses to “Mojito Smoothie

  1. Russell

    All this is missing is a little rum. You know, for flavor 😉

    May have to try this soon. I happen to have some mint growing outside my back desk and would love an excuse to pick some leaves.

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