Pineapple & Ginger Smoothie

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This delicious pineapple and  ginger smoothie is a great morning starter, that will help jump start your day. The health benefits of ginger will help with any aches and pains and getting that digestive system working. Enjoy this refresher, but watch out for that ginger kick!

 

Ingredients

2 cm piece of Ginger
2 Cups of Coconut water
1 Tbsp Flax-seed meal
2 Cups of Pineapple
1 Banana
2  Celery sticks

Garnish with a slice of pineapple and a celery stick. 

 

Chop pineapple, banana and celery into small pieces.  Remove skin from ginger and add into a blender with the rest of the ingredients. Blend ingredients until smooth. Pour smoothie into glasses.  Garnish with a slice of pineapple slicing the middle and sliding it onto the glass, add a celery stick into the drink. Enjoy!

 

Serves 2, time required 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mint & Blueberry Smoothie

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A refreshing cooler for those days where you simply need to be refreshed!

Ingredients

1 Cup of Frozen Blueberries
1 Banana
1/2 Cup of Mint leaves
1 Cup of Coconut water

Optional
Coconut Chips

Peel and cut banana into small pieces. Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into a glass, garnish smoothie with a handful of coconut chips & a few mint leaves. Enjoy!

Serves 1 , time required 5 minutes.

 

Cacao & Matcha Smoothie

 

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Chocolate and Matcha! Oh my yum, this delicious combo will definitely help satisfy those chocolate cravings. Filled with super foods, this smoothie is a sure winner with hitting the spot!

Ingredients

1 Cup of Coconut milk
1 tsp Matcha
1 tsp Maca
1 Tbsp Cacao powder
1 Tbsp of Amazonia raw protein (pea protein)
1 tsp Rice malt syrup
1 Banana
2 – 3 Ice cubes

Optional
Coconut Chips

Peel and cut banana into small pieces. Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into a glass, garnish smoothie with a handful of coconut chips. Enjoy!

Serves 1 , time required 5 minutes.

Strawberry Matcha Smoothie

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Although it’s winter down in my part of the world, this delicious strawberry and matcha smoothie certainty reminds me of summer……summer please come back!

Ingredients

1 Cup of Strawberries
1 Banana
1½ Cup of Coconut milk
1 tsp Matcha
1 tsp of Rice malt syrup
2 Scoops of Amazonia raw protein (pea protein)
2 Ice cubes

Optional
Garnish with loving earth buckinis

Peel and cut banana, then slice into small pieces. Remove tops from strawberries and slice strawberries in half. Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into glasses, garnish smoothie with a spoonful of buckinis. Enjoy!

Serves 2, time required 5 minutes

Matcha Smoothie

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It’s about time I shared a new smoothie recipe!!! This morning when I woke up, I felt the creative urge to get smoothie making. My options were limited, but then I remembered I had Matcha powder hiding in the cupboard somewhere. I had been wanting to put it to good use this week. My result ended with this delicious Matcha smoothie.

Ingredients

2 Medjool dates
1 tsp Matcha powder
1 tsp Maca powder
2 Tbsp of Flaxseed meal
1 ½ Cup of Oat milk
2 Bananas
1 Scoop of Amazonia raw protein (pea protein)
2 Ice cubes

 

Optional
Garnish with loving earth buckinis 

Peel and cut banana into small pieces and remove pips from medjool dates.  Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.  Pour smoothie into glasses, garnish smoothie by sprinkling a spoonful of loving earth buckinis on top. Enjoy!

 

Serves 2, time required 5 minutes.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Chocolate and peanut butter is one of my favourite combinations. Enjoy this delicious and healthy treat, your taste buds will be begging for more!

Ingredients

1 Cup of Oat milk
2 Scoops of Amazonia raw protein (pea protein)
1 tsp of Rice malt syrup
1 Tbsp of Peanut butter
1 Tbsp of Cacao powder
1 Banana
4 Ice cubes

Garnish with coconut chips.

Peel and cut banana into small pieces. Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into glasses, garnish smoothie by sprinkling the top with coconut chips. Enjoy!

Serves 1, time required 5 minutes.

Strawberry Oat Smoothie

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Kick start your day with this smoothie, full of strawberry goodness!

Ingredients

1 Cup of Coconut water
1 Cup of Strawberries
1 Banana
3 Scoops of Nutrimeal-free (pea protein by Usana)
1/4 Cup of Oats
1 teaspoon of Coconut nectar
4 Ice cubes

Garnish
A sprinkle of Buckwheat
1 Banana slice
1 Strawberry

Slice banana into small pieces and slice strawberries in half. Add banana and strawberries into the blender with the rest of the ingredients. Blend ingredients until smooth, then pour into glasses. To garnish, insert a small slit into the bottom of the strawberry and slide onto the glass. Sprinkle buckwheat on top of the smoothie and place the banana slice on top. Enjoy!

Serves 2, time required 10 minutes.