It’s Smoothie Season

It’s Spring, it’s sunny (mostly), the weather is warming up and there is great fresh produce coming into season. This means it’s Smoothie Season!

Here are some smoothie combos I have recently tried.


 

Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Ingredients:

  • 200ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey/syrup (I used coconut syrup)

This smoothie was inspired by a fantastic cafe I regularly visited during my Canberra days, Double Shot. Their inspirational PB smoothie is pictured below…

double shot pb smoothie


 

Banana & Cinnamon Smoothie

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It’s green but it ain’t mean. While you can’t go past it’s appearance, I must point out that you can’t taste anything but the sweet cinnamon and banana. I tried this one out and make my taste-tester close their eyes. They assumed it was a regular banana smoothie, sans green vegetables. Highly recommend if you have a sweet tooth but need to get in an extra serving of veggies!

Ingredients:

  • 200ml skim cow’s milk
  • 1 fresh banana
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 large handful fresh raw spinach

 Berry Super Smoothie

Wonder why it is a Super Smoothie? I used low fat plain Chobani yoghurt in my smoothie…. and we all know how great Chobani’s protein content is! This smoothie provided me with 17g protein – similar figures to what you would see in a protein shake. Only this was all natural and tasted a whole lot better than some powder mixed with water.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup skim cow’s milk
  • 3/4 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 2 tablespoons low fat plain yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup

I also recommend giving this smoothie a go with coconut water in place of the milk. It’s really refreshing and perfect for those warm days!

This is also great as an ice-cream. Just reduce the amount of milk you put in to only 1/2 cup. If on the other hand you want your smoothie to be a little runnier, add a drop of water and continue to blend.


What is your favourite smoothie combo? Leave a comment below!

– Jenna

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