Holiday Peppermint Smoothie

Peppermint can reduce headaches and help you feel rejuvenated. And this smoothie makes a tasty alternative to eggnog. Garnish it with a pretty rim of crushed candy cane.

Best Health Magazine, December 2011; Photo by Ryan Szulc

Ingredients

11/2 cups (375 mL) skim milk
11/2 cups (375 mL) low-fat vanilla yogurt
11/2 cups (375 mL) ice cubes
5 peppermint leaves, torn
1 Tbsp (15 mL) ground cinnamon
A few drops peppermint extract (optional)

Directions

Blend all ingredients and serve in cups garnished with a pretty rim of crushed candy cane.

Serves four.

Nutritions

Per serving: 114 calories, 8 g protein, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre, 6 mg cholesterol, 99 mg sodium

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Holiday Peppermint Smoothie
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