Fresh Vanilla Mint Smoothie

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Angela Simpson on March 17, 2016 , categorized in Smoothies

vanilla mint smoothie

Chill out with peppermint tea and fresh mint leaves in this Vanilla Mint Smoothie. Want to take it to the next level? Add in a handful of fresh greens!


  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega® Essentials
  • or Vanilla Vega® Protein & Greens
  • 1 cup chilled peppermint tea
  • 1 frozen peeled banana
  • ¼ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 drops peppermint extract
  • 1 handful mild-tasting greens such as spinach or romaine (optional)
  • 6 ice cubes


  1. Add all ingredients except ice to your blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Blend in the ice cubes until no chunks remain.

  3. Pour into a glass and serve.

Angela Simpson

Angela is an avid runner and triathlete, health coach, healthy food enthusiast, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her goal is to encourage and inspire others to live their lives to the fullest, making the most of every day by setting goals and chasing them with passion. When she's not creating new recipes in her kitchen and working with clients, you'll find Angela out for a run, at the farmer's market, and exploring Vancouver, the city she's now proud to call home.