Strawberry-Green Tea Smoothie with Hemp Hearts
The combination of sweet strawberries, tangy lime and earthy mint with green tea and hemp hearts makes this smoothie balanced and refreshing.
2 hrs 10 mins
About this Recipe
By: Food Network
This smoothie is packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, and if you keep green tea ice cubes in your freezer, you can make it in a flash!
- 1 green tea bag
- 3/4 cup very hot water
- 1 cup fresh strawberries, halved, plus 1 sliced strawberry for garnish
- 1/4 cup low-fat milk
- 1/2 lime, juiced
- 1 Tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon hemp hearts
- 6 fresh mint leaves
Step by Step Instructions
Steep the tea bag for 2 minutes in the water. Remove the bag and allow the tea to cool. Pour the tea into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid, at least 2 hours.
Put the strawberries, milk, lime juice, honey, hemp hearts and mint into an upright blender and blend until almost smooth.
Add the green tea ice cubes and continue to blend until very smooth.
Garnish with the sliced strawberry and sprinkle with hemp hearts.
* For added flavor, try incorporating a pinch of cinnamon or a tablespoon of coconut butter.
* For more protein, add a scoop of vanilla or chocolate protein powder.
* Start thinking about having one tomorrow!