5 of our favourite smoothie recipes
Smoothies are such an amazing way to get a good dose of nutrients into you when you are in a hurry. Kat swears by them and starts every day with a super healthy balanced smoothie - sipped through a metal straw of course!
This year is flying by, before we know it it will be summer and, although smoothies are a year round treat, there is not much more refreshing than a lovely cool smoothie on a hot summer’s day. To get you all in the summer mood, here are five of our favourite recipes, all best enjoyed through a wide diameter Kalleco smoothie straw of course!
Kat’s Breakfast Bonanza
2 tbsps Organic Sacha Inchi Powder
1 tbsp SuperGreens
1 tbsp Milled Flaxseed
1 tsp Raw Cacao
250 ml Unsweetened Almond Milk
150 ml Water
½ a Frozen Kiwi
5 Frozen Strawberries
1/4 of a large Papaya
Throw it all in a blender and mix until smooth! Simple!
There’s so much goodness squashed into this, and the frozen fruits and papaya give it a real satisfying consistency. Not only that, but the vegan protein from the sacha inchi nut, combined with the fibre from the flaxseed keep you full right until lunch. Kat has got so used to them that she actually gets worried about going without when we go away!
1 Double Espresso
2 Frozen Bananas
300 ml Coconut Water
1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
This is a breakfast treat for me! I have a caffeine addiction which I intermittently try to do something about, but that drags me back in time and time again. Coffee tastes amazing with all three of the ingredients above, and the peanut butter gives some healthy fat and protein to help keep you full until your next meal!
4 Watermelon Triangles
1 Cup of ice
Simple, and not strictly a smoothie, but super refreshing and absolutely delicious! It makes something like a grown-up slush puppie, and the sweetness of the watermelon really complements the flavour of the kiwi.
6 Frozen Strawberries
1 Apple (cored and peeled)
1 Handful Fresh Basil
150 ml Yoghurt (we prefer coconut, but whatever you think tastes best!)
100 ml Water
Adjust the quantities according to your taste, I tend to reduce the water because I like my smoothies super thick (otherwise I drink them too quickly). The yoghurt helps keep everything well mixed and the fresh taste of the basil really brings out the deliciousness of the apple and strawberries.
After Dinner Delight
50 ml Whisky
1 tsp Raw Cacao
2 scoops Coconut Ice Cream
Cinnamon to taste
Looking at this recipe now, it may well go better with a good rum for that really tropical vibe. Our drinks cabinet is pretty limited at the moment though, and it’s better with whisky than with gin! This is a decadent treat for after dinner, but we won’t judge you if you have one earlier in the day!
As you can see, our NutriBullet gets a lot of use. In fact, ahead of our move to Australia, one of our main concerns is sorting out the space in our packing so we can take it with us! Smoothies are such a versatile style of drink, they don’t have to be meal replacements, they can be used as snacks, as a treat, or for whatever you fancy! If you have any recipe suggestions, we’d love to hear them so we can give them a try!