Snacks & Desserts

Jalapeno Mint Smoothie

Jalapeño Mint Smoothie

It’s not only sweet and spicy that works…

Minty and spicy works very well too! For instance, this jalapeño mint smoothie recipe is sure to bring a smile post-workout or as a healthy dessert option. Hot peppers are known for their hunger-curbing properties (it’s all about that capsaicin), and mint promotes healthy digestion which helps your body burn fat instead of storing it. Obviously, this is an excellent smoothie for those on weight-loss diets, and it really cleanses the palate post-meal. 

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spicy watermelon salad

Spicy Watermelon Salad

What’s more refreshing than watermelon? Very little in our book. Add in jalapeño and you’ve got a summer-time salad worth noting! This is one of those salads that’s perfect as an appetizer, as a light lunch, or even as a dessert. It crosses mealtime boundaries.

For less spice, prepare it right before serving. For more, let the salad sit for four to six hours prior to serving The watermelon will take-in the spiciness from the jalapeños. Or you could opt to step it up to a serrano pepper for additional heat.

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