Super Smoothies for Summer | My Baba

Smoothies are a great way to pack in all of your 5-a-day fruit and vegetables, a great snack, and a quick fix for morning breakfast. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite smoothies with beneficial vitamins and ingredients, to help you get ready for the day ahead!

Creamy Mango & Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 200ml (½ tall glass) coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp coconut milk yoghurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed, sunflower and pumpkin seed
  • 120g (¼ bag) frozen mango chunks
  • 1 passion fruit, to finish

Directions:

  • Measure all the ingredients or use a tall glass for speed – they don’t have to be exact.
  • Put them into a blender and blitz until smooth.
  • Pour into 1 tall glass (you’ll have enough for a top up) or two short tumblers.
  • Cut the passion fruit in half, if using, and scrape the seeds on top.

Mango and Coconut

Super Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 450g bag frozen berry
  • 450g pot fat-free strawberry yoghurt
  • 100ml milk
  • 25g porridge oat
  • 2 tsp honey

Directions:

  • Whizz the berries, yogurt and milk together with a stick blender until smooth.
  • Stir through the porridge oats, then pour into 4 glasses and serve with a drizzle of honey.

Super Berry

Glow from ‘The Nutri Blitzer Recipe Book’, available from JML 

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado, skin and stone removed
  • 2 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 150 ml skimmed milk or unsweetened almond milk

Directions:

  • Add all the ingredients to the NutriBlitzer™ cup and fill with water to the MAX line.
  • Blend together for about 1 minute until a smooth consistency has formed.

Glow

Mango & Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium mango
  • 1 banana
  • 500ml orange juice
  • 4 ice cubes

Directions:

  • Cut the mango down either side of the flat stone, then peel and cut the flesh into chunks.
  • Peel and chop the banana.
  • Put all the ingredients into a food processor or blender, then process until smooth and thick. Keep in the fridge and use the day you make it.

Mango

Bone Builder Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • ½ avocado, peeled, stoned and roughly chopped
  • generous handful spinach
  • generous handful kale , washed well
  • 50g pineapple chunks
  • 10cm piece cucumber, roughly chopped
  • 300ml coconut water

Directions:

  • Put the avocado, spinach, kale, pineapple and cucumber in the blender, top up with coconut water, then blitz until smooth.

Bone Builder

Anti-Oxidant Smoothie from ‘The Nutri Blitzer Recipe Book’, available from JML 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cooked beetroot
  • 10 blueberries
  • 10 raspberries
  • 4 strawberries
  • ½ lemon with rind
  • 1 teaspoon green tea powder
  • 2 brazil nuts
  • Water

Directions:

  • Add all the ingredients to the NutriBlitzer™ cup and fill with water to the MAX line.
  • Blend together for about 1 minute until a smooth consistency has formed.

Anti-Oxidant

Banana-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 small banana
  • ½ c. milk
  • 1 tsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 3 ice cubes

Directions:

  • In a blender, combine banana, milk, peanut butter, and ice cubes; blend until mixture is smooth and frothy. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

banana peanut

Jump-Start Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 175g frozen strawberries
  • 90g fresh blueberries
  • 90g fresh orange juice
  • 2 tsp. chopped and peeled fresh ginger
  • 45g plain low-fat (1-percent) yogurt
  • 2 cubes of ice

Directions:

  • In blender, combine strawberries, blueberries, orange juice, ginger, yogurt, and ice cubes.
  • Blend until smooth, scraping down side of container occasionally.

jump-start

Power Smoothie from ‘The Nutri Blitzer Recipe Book’, available from JML 

Ingredients:

  • 1 handful of spinach
  • ½ cup watermelon
  • ½ lemon without rind
  • 1 teblespoon honey
  • 150 ml coconut water

Directions:

  • Add all ingredients to the NutriBlitzer tall cup.
  • Blend together for about 1 minute until a smooth consistency has formed.

Power Smoothie

Forest Fruit & Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • frozen fruits of the forest
  • banana
  • low-fat fruits of the forest yogurt

Directions: 

  • Whizz frozen fruits of the forest and sliced banana in a food processor with low-fat fruits of the forest yogurt.

forest fruits

Vitamin Booster Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large carrot , peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, roughly chopped
  • 50g mango, roughly chopped
  • 200ml water

Directions:

  • Put all the orange, carrot, celery and mango in the blender, top up with water, then blitz until smooth.

Vitamin Booster

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