Smoothie Recipes

For a natural energy drink or a filling breakfast, try whizzing up one of these nutritious smoothies using seasonal fruit and veg!

 

Go Green Smoothie

This sweet smoothie packs in plenty of nutritious ingredients, such as spinach, flaxseeds and banana, with an optional spoonful of maca powder for a natural energy boost.

Ingredients:

250ml of Milk of your choice (we like to use unsweetened almond or coconut)

1 tbsp of ground flaxseed

1 tsp maca powder

Pinch of ground cinnamon

1 medjool date

1 small ripe banana

Handful of spinach

1 tbsp almond butter

Pour the milk into a high-speed blender then add the ground flaxseed, maca powder and the cinnamon. Add the remaining ingredients then blitz until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

 

Sunshine Smoothie 

Start your day off with a little ray of sunshine - a low-fat smoothie that's one of your five-a-day and tasty too!

Ingredients:

500ml of Carrot juice

200g pineapple (fresh or canned is fine)

2 bananas

Small piece of ginger to taste

20g cashew nuts

Juice of 1 lime

Put the ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth. Drink straight away or pour into a bottle to drink on the go. Will keep in the fridge for a day.

Mango Lassi 

Blitz up mangoes with yogurt, cardamom, lime and honey and you have the most delicious Indian drink – a bit like a smoothie and great for breakfast.

 Ingredients:

3-4 Mangoes

500g Natural Yoghurt

2tsp ground cardamom

1 tbsp honey

2 lime juice to taste

Put all the ingredients apart from the lime juice in a blender and blitz. Add the lime juice along with a pinch of salt, to taste, then pour into glasses with some ice cubes and serve.