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1. Gather the ingredients

  • a bunch of spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tsp of honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp of dark chocolate chips

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2. Prep the avocado

Release the avocado from its skin using a spoon.

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3. Prep the mint

Wash and dry the mint leaves, remove the stems.

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4. Blend

Blend or process the avocado, mint, spinach and coconut milk. Add a tablespoon of honey, or maple syrup.

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5. Get the right consistency

Add some water or ice cubes into the mix until you get a creamy but liquid shake.

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6. Add the chocolate chips

Add the chocolate chips, blend again to break them into small bits and garnish with some extra little ones and some fresh mint.

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