with Vegan Chef Emilie Leyes
Cooling Minty Green Smoothie
(Vegan, Gluten Free Option, Refined Sugar Free)
In addition to being refreshing on a hot summer day, fresh mint leaves aid in digestion, treat dizziness, headache, nausea, and nasal congestion, relieves muscle pain, improves blood circulation, helps with weight loss, and boosts the immune system!
Ingredients: ● 1 Banana ● 1.5 cups Raw Spinach ● 6 Large Fresh Mint Leaves (and more to taste) ● Vanilla Plant Based Protein Powder ● 1 Cup Unsweetened Non-Dairy Milk ● 1-2 Tbsp Tahini
Instructions: ● Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
Emilie Leyes (@insightful_eating)
Emilie is the resident vegan chef of Sanctuary Yoga and mindfulness. Emilie specializes in vegan transition coaching with plant-based nutrition certification from the T. Colin Campbell Center of Cornell University. An 8 year vegan, Emilie is also a life long animal lover and advocate, and she is passionate about theatre and the arts.