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3 smoothies to tempt you

3 smoothies to tempt you

Posted by Marie-Eve Maitland on 30th Mar 2016

Loco Choco Morning Fuel This shake is so good and contains enough protein to keep you full all morning (chia seed and protein powder). Our 1 ½ years old daughter loves it too!

Ingredients 

  • 1-2 tablespoon cacao powder
  • ½ avocado 
  • 1 banana (small) 
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds 
  • 1 scoop whey or vegan protein powder (vanilla flavoured if you can)
  • 1 ½ cup unsweetened almond milk Pinch of Himalayan salt 
  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs (optional)

Direction 

Whizz all of the ingredients (minus the nibs) in a powerful blender. Add more water to your desired consistency. Sprinkle cacao nibs on top :)

Kale and Pineapple Love A delicious and classic green smoothie. You can replace the kale by spinach but nut butter is a must!

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups kale 
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk 
  • 2 tablespoon Greek yogurt (or thick coconut yogurt) 
  • 1-2 tablespoon almond butter
  • ½ banana 
  • ½ cup pineapple

Directions 

Whizz all of the ingredients in a powerful blender. Add more water to your desired consistency.

A Ray of Turmeric Sunshine Smoothie Turmeric has got such good press (and no wonder, it’s such a powerful ingredients with numerous benefits). I love finding recipes that uses this amazing superfood in its raw state.

Ingredients 

  • ½ orange, peeled, seeded and cut in large chunks 
  • 1 carrot, cut in 2cm pieces
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk 
  • ½ cup soaked cashews (overnight)

Direction 

Whizz all of the ingredients in a powerful blender such as Tribest Personal Blender until smooth. Add more water to your desired consistency.