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FIVE ON FRIDAY… nutritious + delicious smoothies!

FIVE ON FRIDAY… nutritious + delicious smoothies!
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Check it out. Five of my favourite smoothie recipes- I decided to whack them into one post after a friend mentioned she’d love a quick reference.

Perfect for post-yoga/workout .
Great on the weekend when you are running about with no time to stop and eat.
Yummy healthy afternoon snack.

No need to chop. No need to do anything really. Just bung it all in and hit the (right!) buttons on your blender. No nutrients lost (all whole, live foods and raw ingredients) and no fibre lost either. These smoothies are packed with Superfoods (maca, cacao, berries, chia seeds) and lots of greenage (spinach, kale, cos) or good fats (avocado, coconut oil) and great non-dairy milks! You’ll be getting an incredibly nourishing energy.

A few tips re: measurements. Where I haven’t given a measurement/amount (e.g. water, milk, spinach, cos) I tend to just free pour and just chuck in handfuls depending on what kind of consistency I want that day.

The fun in smoothie experimenting is just that – it’s an experiment. See what you like/don’t like. Try it out and aim for something that tastes delicious to you! Let’s be frank. Being healthy can be fun and easy, but if you are trying to force something vile down your throat, you are never going to maintain it, are you? So healthy, yes, but delicious is a must!

1) Maca + avocado power
• 1 avocado
• 1 tbls cacao powder
• 1 tbls maca powder
• 1-2 tbls chia seeds (soak in water first)
• soy milk
• raw honey
• water/ coconut water

2) Super green but chocolatey
• Handful of cos lettuce
• Handful of spinach + kale
• Squeeze of lime juice (helps with the absorption of iron in spinach)
• 100% organic apple juice
• 1 banana
• 1/2 cup of blueberries
• 1 tbls chia seeds (soak in water first)
• 1 tbls spirulina
• 2 tbls cacao
• 1 tbls pure powdered acai
• Dash of cinnamon

3) Thick, Green + surprisingly tasty
• Handful of spinach + Kale (also known as Tuscan Cabbage)
• 1 banana
• ½ – 1 mango
• Rice Milk
• 1-2 tbls chia seeds (soak in water first)
• 1 tbls spirulina

4) Zingy, fresh + playful
• 2-4 tbls homemade/organic whole milk yoghurt
• Handful of blueberries
• 1 tbls cacao powder
• Organic apple juice
• Cinnamon
• 1-2 tbls chia seeds (soak in water first)
• Walnuts
• 1-2 tbls coconut oil (click here to learn why this is so good for you!)

5) Nutty dessert
• Filtered water
• 1/2 tbsp tahini (black or white unhulled)
• 5-6 mejool dates (or ordinary dates soaked overnight)
• 3-4 tbsp raw cacao
• Handful of walnuts
• 2 tbsp of chia seeds (soak in water first)

If you try any out let me know your thoughts.
Or, if you have your own delicious recipe share it here!

Signing off with an exhale.

Pause. Listen. Live

Cx



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2 Comments to “FIVE ON FRIDAY… nutritious + delicious smoothies!”

  1. I've spent the last week doing a raw veggie shake 3 times a day; it's incredible!!! I feel alive, I feel so many things that are hard to describe, the improvements are so much better that I can say it feels like being reborn. Thank you for these recipes!

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