Berry Power Smoothie

Ingredients (2 servings)

• 1 frozen banana
• 1 cup frozen mixed berries
• 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
• 1 tbsp mixed seeds

 

Method
1. Combined all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Peach Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 1 cup coconut milk, chilled (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 large fresh peaches, peeled and cut into chunks
  • fresh lemon zest, to taste

 

Method

  1. Combined all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Super Hemp Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ¼ frozen banana
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp hemp protein powder
  • 1 tbsp spirulina

Method

  1. Combined all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Almond, Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup chopped kale
  • 5 raw whole almonds

Method

  1. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.

Oat, date and chia smoothie

“Breakfast in a glass” smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp raw oats
  • 2 dates
  • 1/2 banana
  • 100ml – 200 ml rice milk (or low fat cow’s milk)
  • a couple blocks of ice
  • Cinnamon
  • Whey (optional)
  •  1 tsp Chia (for the topping)
  • Cinnamon

Method:

Blend everything together. Top with chia and cinnamon for a little omega 3 boost. Enjoy!

Exchanges:

1 serving = 1 starch, 1.5 fruits, 1/2 milk

Cocoa Whey Smoothie

This one is my fav smoothie so far. It feels like you’re cheating health and eating chocolate!

Ingredients:
(1 serving)

  • 1/4 avo
  • 1/2 banana
  • about 100ml milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1/4 c berries
  • 2 tsp plain whey
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • water

Method:

Blend and top with cranberries, sliced banana and chia seeds….YUM!

Exchanges:

1 serving = 1 fat + 1 fruit + 1/2 protein (4g protein in whey)

 

Chai Latte Smoothie

We’re starting this year off right! A smoothie for lunch after an awesome day on the beach. This smoothie is a new one- Chai banana and avo with a dash of almond butter.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice milk or alternative, or just plain cow’s milk
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 2 tsp chai rooibos (or 1/2 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves),
  • 1/4 avo
  • 1 tsp almond butter

Blend and enjoy. This is an awesome brekki idea to add to the list.

Exchanges:

1 glass (half the amount made) = 0.5 milk + 1 fruit + 1 fat

Berry Mint Green Smoothie

I’m eating way more berries and greens for brekki these days to boost my antioxidant and folic acid levels. It’s a really important addition to keep healthy. So this was our Sunday breakfast- berry mint green smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup berries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 avo
  • handful of spinach
  • Mint
  • Water

Blend together and enjoy.

Exchanges:

1 glasse (half the amount made) = 1.5 fruit + 2 fats

Carrot, ginger green Juice

Ingredients

  • Carrot leaves (yes you read this right – the carrot’s green shoots. Use 2 big handfuls)
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 knob ginger
  • 1/2 lemon

Method

Toss it in and juice. Enjoy!!