Some of you may already know this, but Johanna and I originally met working together at a small family-owned tea shop. During our down time after we’d restocked the shelves and dusted off the canisters we’d get together in the cafe and experiment with tasty new tea creations, like bubbling tea pops and milky cake-like tea lattes. We were lucky enough to have a Vitamix to play with as well, so we started inventing tea-infused milkshakes and smoothies, which is how we came up with this minty gem.

Infused with organic peppermint extract and matcha powder (aka. Japanese stone ground green tea), this smoothie comes out like a peppermint milkshake, and we can pretty much promise it will become your new favourite morning treat!

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Ingredients //

2 T organic matcha powder
2 t organic mint extract (we used one from The Spice Trader)
2 T agave syrup or honey (optional)
2 cups vanilla almond milk
2 frozen bananas
1/2 of an avocado
fresh mint for garnish

Instructions //

Add Ingredients and blend (We used our new Vitamix!)

(Yields 2 smoothies)

This is an excerpt from the article Hint of Mint Smoothie which originally appeared on http://randomactsofpastel.com/.