Creme de Menthe – Hot or Cold

My favorite taste of all time is mint and chocolate –  Growning up, my favorite treats were:  Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Peppermint Patties, Girl Scout Thin Mints, you name it. If it was minty and chocolatey…I would eat it.

This is a great treat that is completely healthy while satisfying any mint/chocolate lovers taste buds.  You can enjoy this warm like a mint hot chocolate or cold as a smoothie.
Creme de Menthe
1 serving
1/2 can coconut milk
2 tablespoons cocoa powder (or to taste)
2-3 drops peppermint extract (check label for no sugar)
1/2 head romaine lettuce (optional)
stevia to taste OR 1/2 scoop Perfect Protein
Put everything in a blender or Vita-Mix and blend.  If you are using the romaine lettuce- make sure you blend it thoroughly.
For a COLD smoothie – add some crushed ice, for a HOT chocolate drink, transfer to a saucepan and heat over low/med heat.
Whipped Cream:

1 1/2 cups organic heavy cream
1/4 cup xylitol or erythritol (or to taste)
Blend and top your drink
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