Smoothies

Smoothie • Mango Berry Blast

Mango Berry Smoothie This smoothie is definetly summer smoothie. With Mango and Strawberries  now in season. The Mango for me is also synonymous with the long summer days. This gorgeous Vegan Smoothie sure packs a flavour punch considering it only has a few ingredients. It also doubles up as a…

Pre Workout Smoothie

Pre Workout Smoothie. This delicious smoothie is full of protein, slow release of fuel for your body, making this smoothie perfect for a pre workout snack or for breakfast. With the addition of almonds and low fat cottage cheese (vegan alternative Silken Tofu), this sure packs a protein punch! This…

Cleansing Smoothie

Cleansing Smoothie We’ve made it through the Christmas/New Year festivities and entered January with a fresh outlook on healthy eating and for some… ‘dry’ January! Fantastic! We are now in into 2018. It is at this point I thought I’d add a detox smoothie to the catalogue of delicious Smoothie…

Raspberry and Almond Smoothie

Raspberry and Almond Smoothie Recipe Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C which is also a powerful natural antioxidant. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents, counter inflammation, and help protect against harmful free radicals. They are also rich in…

Berry-liscious Banana and Chia Seed Smoothie

Berry-liscious Banana and Chia Seed Smoothie Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. The flavour is pretty bland. This makes them easy to incorporate into many dishes. You can also sprinkle them on top of cereal, yogurt, vegetables or rice dishes but a smoothie is a perfect…

Pineapple Coconut Breakfast Smoothie

Pineapple Coconut Breakfast Smoothie. I always associate pineapple with tropical holidays. Cutting up such a large fruit its almost like a bit of an occasion. In my mind the Pineapple represents a little bit of sunshine! The Pineapple contains a wealth of nutrients including large amounts of vitamin C, its…

Pimm’s O’Clock Smoothie

Now I stumbled upon this delightfully fresh and tasty smoothie recipe when getting ready for a Family BBQ. I had just trained and so was about to make my post workout Smoothie when I was also handed the task of chopping up the fruit for the Pimm’s jugs.  So whilst…

Beetroot and Raw Organic Cacao Nibs Smoothie

Beetroot and Raw Organic Cacao Nibs Smoothie Ok, so some of you may have given up chocolate for lent. But just a question for clarification, is that chocolate as in chocolate bars? Chocolate filled a lot of the time with lots of unhealthily fats and lots and lots of sugar?…

Vegan Beetroot and Oats Breakfast Smoothie

Vegan Beetroot and Oats Breakfast Smoothie I have to start by saying, this smoothie is so delicious!! It’s the perfect boost nutrition wise for a totally fulfilling vegan breakfast! I am so excited at this time of year when Beetroots are season as I get to make gorgeous coloured Smoothies….

Christmassy Sweet Potato and All Spice Smoothie

Christmassy Sweet Potato and All Spice Smoothie Some of you maybe thinking sweet potato in a Smoothie? What’s more, raw? Ok firstly, this smoothie is really delicious. It’s a fantastic substitute for Bananas. Which of course serve as a nutritious creamy thickener to a smoothie. Secondly, just to allay any…

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie With the clocks soon to go back Autumn is nearly here, and Halloween only a few days away; which means it’s time to celebrate all things Pumpkin! This vegetable is not only wonderful for carving Halloween faces, it’s also delicious in soups and stews and a whole…

Carrot, Apple and Ginger Smoothie

This fresh and delicious Smoothie is a great way to start your day. What’s great about this recipe is it contains ingredients you may already have in your fridge, making it perfect for the end of the week! Carrots are perhaps best known for their rich supply of the antioxidant…

Ginger Apple Smoothie

 Ginger Apple Smoothie This Smoothie is the perfect Summer drink. With its zingy flavour it’s completely refreshing. Perfect as a Smoothie but also gorgeous when diluted to make the perfect pitcher for a BBQ or a drink for the kids. Ginger as we know has a very specific strong taste,…

Immune boosting smoothie

Immune Boosting Smoothie If like me you are avoiding catching yet another of the bugs that are going around. This is the smoothie for you! It serves to get you back on your feet if you’ve suffered. Or, staving off the dreaded lurgy if a family member has it. Kale…

Passionfruit Smoothie Recipe

So if you are anything like me, you see passion fruits in the supermarket and are like hmmm great idea but what the hell would I do with it. I love getting anything passion fruit whilst out, cocktails, desserts whatever, I can’t get enough, but at home I’m at a…

Rhubarb and Strawberry Smoothie

Rhubarb and Strawberry Breakfast Smoothie   As Autumn creeps in at a steady pace. I wanted to take advantage of the last of some of the summer fruits available for this delicious Rhubarb and Strawberry Smoothie. Generally, this fruit, ( sometimes classified as a vegetable )is connected with deserts namely…

Mango, Berry & Mint Smoothie Recipe

Now my Smoothie recipes tend to be a little more slap dash. Or are they? I like to work in handfuls. As I have been learning from my nutrition coach Sean Lerwill a good judgement of the amount of carbs, fats and proteins needed for each meal can be visually…

Summer Berry Blast-Smoothie

Summer Berry Smoothie       At this time of year, it’s always great to take advantage of all the gorgeous berries in season. This smoothie packed with berries with extra helpings of one of my favourites Blackberries. This versatile fruit is full of flavour and a whole gamut of…

Kale Breakfast Smoothie

Kale Breakfast Smoothie The truth is, this previously underappreciated vegetable is getting a lot of attention for good reason: it’s extremely nutritious. Packed with anti-oxidants, and full of fiber, incorporating kale can be one of the best ways to improve your diet and what better way than with a Smoothie….

Orange, Almond Milk & Honey Smoothie

Orange, Almond Milk and Honey Smoothie This smoothie is really delicious, especially for those with a sweet tooth…much like myself. Honey is the perfect way to add a little sweetness to smoothies with bitter tasting vegetables. I wanted to “doff my cap” to one of my firm favourites honey, as…

Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Superfood Smoothie Recipe Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C which is also a powerful natural antioxidant. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents, counter inflammation, and help protect against harmful free radicals. They are also rich in B-complex and…

Gorgeous Green Monster Smoothie

This Smoothie is full of green goodness and rather delicious to boot…. It is packed full of Spinach, (I prefer baby leaves, less stringy). This is ideal as a mid afternoon yum snack. Well today I want to give a ‘nod’ to one of my fav’s…. good old Spinach. There…

Avocado, Banana and Kale Smoothie

This Smoothie is incredibly simple yet effective, it’s rich in Potassium and tastes gorgeous too! Avocados are high in potassium, a little more than Bananas, ( here we have both) which support healthy blood pressure levels. Potassium is an important mineral that most people don’t get enough of. Avocados tend…

Carrot, Apple & Ginger Smoothie

This fresh and delicious Smoothie is a great way to start your day. What’s great about this recipe is it contains ingredients you may already have in your fridge, making it perfect for the end of the week! Carrots are perhaps best known for their rich supply of the antioxidant…

Onion, Carrot and Broccoli Smoothie

Perfect for dealing with a cold This smoothie is NOT for the faint hearted!! A lot of us have suffered as we welcomed in 2015, with a horrible cold that lingered and lingered. It’s also not helped by central heating and the changes in hot and cold temperatures. Causing and…

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie This smoothie exemplifies one of my favourite aspects of smoothies. It’s a perfect way of enjoying healthy ingredients that otherwise one wouldn’t consume individually, namely the Super Spice Turmeric Turmeric is also the liver’s favorite spice and helps boost liver detox. It does this by…

The Green Goddess Smoothie

Green Goddess Or Should I Say Green Goodness Smoothie A smoothie serves as a great breakfast or the perfect snack to help get you through the day. Or they can be used to replenish energy and nutrient stores after a tough workout. In addition to their virtually limitless versatility, smoothies…

It’s Smoothie O’Clock – Sun Down

After a great work out it is definitely the best time to have a Smoothie. If you are worried about having sugar but struggling to cut it out completely then after exercise is the best time to have it. Your body needs it to replace the Glycogen usurped through your…