Smoothie Operator

 

3 smoothie recipes to slurp on through the rest of summer

Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves

  • 1 cup kale

  • 400ml pure coconut water (no added sugar)

  • ½ green apple

  • 1 kiwifruit

  • 1 stick celery

  • 2cm fresh ginger, peeled (optional)

Method

  1. Add spinach, kale and coconut water in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Add apple, kiwifruit, celery and (if using) ginger and blend until smooth.
  2. For a colder smoothie use frozen fruit or add ice.

Serves 2.

Berry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 banana

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries, strawberries,raspberries – whatever you like!

  • 2 tsp gogi berries

  • 2 tsp chia seeds

  • 400ml almond milk – feel free to substitute with your choice of milk

  • 2 tsp honey (optional)

Method

  1. Add banana, berries, gogi berries, chia seeds, almond milk and and (if using) honey into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. For a colder smoothie use frozen fruit or add ice.

Serves 2.

Choc-Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 banana

  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder

  • 1 tbsp LSA (linseed, almond, sunflower seeds)

  • 4 pitted dates

  • 400ml almond milk – feel free to substitute with your choice of milk

  • 2 tsp honey (optional)

Method

  1. Add banana, cacao powder, LSA, dates and almond milk into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. For a colder smoothie use frozen fruit or add ice.

Serves 2.

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