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Say hello to spring with a smoothie

Smoothies are delicious, healthy snacks bursting full of vitamins and anti-oxidants that you can enjoy on your own or share with family and friends. They're also an excellent start to the day and one sure fired way to get your 5 day, every day. Super simple to make and incredibly delicious too, if you haven’t tried one already, give it a go! 

There is an endless range of smoothie recipes out there for you to try but why not have a go at creating your own. All you need is a selection of fruit and/or vegetables and a blender to let your imagination run wild and unleash your inner domestic goddess. 

Here are two of our favorite recipes: 

Green Smoothie

For one glass of delicious and super healthy smoothie you need: 

  • Approx. 50g (1/4 cup, or one handful) baby spinach 
  • 230 ml (around 1 cup) soy milk or coconut water 
  • 1 ripe banana 
  • 1/2 mango 
  1. Wash the spinach, then peel and cut the banana and mango 
  2. Blend the spinach on its own 
  3. Then add the soy milk or coconut water 
  4. Blend again 
  5. Finally add the banana and mango and blend together. 

Tip: If you like your smoothie chilled, freeze your mango first. 


Raspberry & Coconut Smoothie

For one glass of this berry smoothie you need: 

  • 1 ripe banana 
  • 80g (approx. 1/3 c.) frozen raspberries 
  • 150ml (approx. 1/2 c.) coconut water 
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar 
  • For the topping: Ground pistachios or coconut flakes 
  1. Blend all the ingredients them until they are smooth. 
  2. For the topping you can add some coconut flakes or ground pistachios. 

 

What’s your favorite smoothie recipe or “must have” ingredient? 

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