Category Archives: Smoothies

Cleansing Green Spring Smoothie

Spring is always a good time to spring clean your diet. Winter is all about comfort foods while spring is all about fresh fruit and salads. This cleansing green smoothie is great for getting you back on track. Simple and alkalising.

Ingredients

A handful of kale

1 – 2 pears peeled and cut

An inch piece of ginger

Juice of 1 lemon

t teaspoon of hemp seeds

1 teaspoon of Neil’s Yard super greens

Coconut water

Place all the ingredients in the blender and blend until lovely and smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

 

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Cleansing Green Smoothie

Detox January continues with a cleansing green smoothie to start the day right. Smoothies are quick to prepare and packed full of goodness. They are an easy way to make sure you eat your greens.

Ingredients

A handful of spinach

1 frozen banana

1/2 an avocado

inch piece of ginger

juice of 1/2 a  lemon

1 teaspoon of hemp seeds

1 teaspoon of Neil’s Yard green complex powder

Remove the stone and skin from the avocado and place all the ingredients in the blender and blend until lovely and smooth. Enjoy!

Matcha Smoothie

This energy boosting smoothie is delicious and packed full of goodness. It is the perfect way to start a busy week. Matcha is full of antioxidants and you can really put it any where.

Ingredients

1 banana

A handful of spinach

1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (you can add more if you like)

1/2 a mango

1 teaspoon of chia seeds

1 tablespoon of gluten free oats

1 tablespoon of almond butter

1 teaspoon of matcha powder ( I use Tea Pigs)

Place all the ingredients into your blender and blend until creamy. You can add ice if you like. Serve and enjoy!

 

Breakfast Smoothie

So many of my clients complain they never have time to prepare breakfast as they are rushing to work each morning. The beauty of smoothies is that they are super quick to prepare and you can make them packed full of goodness. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially if you are working. You do not want to fall asleep at your desk. You want to be alert and full of energy. This smoothie is delicious and healthy. Remember that you do not have to use the ingredients that I use. If there are any ingredients that you do not like, feel free to substitute it with another healthy option.

Ingredients

Almond milk ( how much you use depends on how creamy you prefer your smoothie)

1 banana

1 tablespoon of almond butter

2 tablespoons of oats

1 scoop of hemp protein

1 teaspoon of pumpkin seeds

1 teaspoon of raw cacao powder

Optional

1 scoop of Neil’s yard organic green powder

Place all the ingredients into the blender and blend till lovely and smooth. Add ice if you prefer it cold. It is that easy! Enjoy!

 

 

Berry Smoothie

Smoothie recipe this week is a delicious berry smoothie made with strawberries and blueberries.

Ingredients

1 cup of strawberries and blueberries

2 tablespoons of coyo coconut chocolate flavour yoghurt

1 cup of coconut milk

1/2 a banana

1 tablespoon of gluten free oats

1 scoop of vegan sunwarrior protein powder

1 tablespoon of linseeds, pumpkin and sunflower seeds

chia seeds to sprinkle on top

Place all the ingrdients except for the chia seeds in a blender and blend until lovely and smooth.  Add some ice, pour into a glass, sprinkle with chia seeds and enjoy!

Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie recipe this week is packed full of goodness. It has spirulina which is a blue green algae very rich in protein and minerals. it is perfect after a tough workout.

Ingredients

1 frozen banana

a handful of spinach

2 broccoli florets

1 teaspoon of spirulina

1/2 an avocado

1 tablespoon of chia and flaxseeds

2 tablespoons of cashew butter

almond milk

For the topping

Strawberries and blueberries

bee pollen

Remove the skin and stone from the avocado and place in the blender together with the rest of the ingredients. Blend till creamy. The less liquid you put in it the creamier it will be. Serve in a bowl with the strawberries, blueberries and bee pollen. Enjoy!