19 February 2015

Antioxidant Green Smoothie



This smoothie and my Candy Cane Lane Yankee candle have been getting me through the gloomy start to 2015 that we seem to have been having here in the UK. I'm renowned amongst my friends and family as being someone who perpetually has a cold, however, having a smoothie like this everyday seems to have kept things down to a minor sniffle here and there. Anyway, with kiwi, spinach and blueberries packed into this smoothie (amongst other things), this is absolutely brilliant on topping you up with some much needed antioxidants, as well as sneaking 5 fruits and vegetables into one handy drink that you can take on-the-go!

Ingredients: 


1 banana
3 apples
1 kiwi
Handful of blueberries
Handful of spinach
150ml rice/almond/soya milk
Sprinkling of flaxseeds

1.) Peel and slice the banana, kiwi and apples and put in a blender. My apple chopping device seen below is definitely one of my top favourites when it comes to manual kitchen appliances!


2.) Place the spinach, rice milk, blueberries and flaxseeds in the blender.





3.) Blend for 2-3 minutes. I always like to add a drizzle of honey, but chia seeds, oats and ground almonds can be a great topping too!


Any comments/questions are always appreciated

Love and Light
Stephanie



10 comments:

  1. that just can't be bad for you, and I think it actually is tasty too!
    Definitely going to try it!

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    1. It's not in any way - by using alternatives to dairy you avoid adding lots of extra fat and calories!

      Steph x

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  2. love green smoothies, this sounds good!

    xx danielle // shades of danielle

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    1. I've only just started enjoying them - love putting spinach in because the taste isn't overpowering

      Steph x

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  3. I’m in love with your blog! It was so interesting to read your posts and also I’d like to say that you have beautiful photos! I’ll be happy to see you in my blog!)
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    1. Thank you so much! I really appreciate comments like this!

      Steph x

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  4. I love a good green juice - yum! I like adding kale to mine, too. It's a veg I normally don't like, but in a smoothie you can hardly tell it's there :)

    Euriental

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    1. Kale is a great thing to sneak into recipes - it tastes a lot less strong raw than cooked, as does spinach. i really need to start adding kale to some of mine!

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  5. I love this! First off I need to get my blender working first - it broke on me yesterday. Ugh. I need to get back on the healthy bandwagon asap.

    Chiara
    www.that-spark-of-light.com

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    1. Mine broke last week too - so gutting!

      Steph

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