Fruit Smoothies


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Classic smoothies made with beautiful fresh fruits. 

Why not add a tropical taste to your spring smoothies with these recipes? Tropical fruits are higher in natural sugars than berries, but for the occasional smoothie no one minds!


 

METHOD

Place all recipe ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

 


SERVING

Each recipe makes a single serving.

 


Cherry-nana

TASTE: Sweet cherry and banana

• ½ frozen banana

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen cherries

• 2 tbsp natural yoghurt

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) unsweetened almond milk

 


Tangy Citrus Bang

TASTE: Tangy citrus and subtle banana

• ½ frozen banana

• 1 pink or red grapefruit (peeled with pith cut off)

• 2 tbsp natural yoghurt

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) unsweetened almond milk


 

Sweet Tropics

TASTE: Fresh, sweet and fruity

• ½ frozen banana

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen strawberries

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen mango

• sprig of mint

• 1 tsp flaxseed oil

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) Coconut drink (Rude Health)

• Handful of ice (if using fresh fruit)


 

Choco Fruity

TASTE: Super sweet and creamy, fruity with subtle chocolate

• ½ frozen banana

• 1 tbsp Choc Shot Orange Spice

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen papaya

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) Coconut drink (Rude Health)

• Handful of ice (if using fresh fruit)


 

Blueberry Burst

TASTE: Thick and creamy blueberry

• ½ avocado

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen blueberries

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) coconut water

 


Papaya Glory

TASTE: Creamy and sweet papaya with subtle blueberry and nuts!

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen papaya

• 100g (3½oz) fresh or frozen blueberries

• 1 tbsp almond nut butter

• 1 tsp cinnamon

• 200ml (scant 1 cup) unsweetened almond milk

• Handful of ice (if using fresh fruit)


 

QUICK TIPS

All fruits can be cut up and frozen, remember to peel the fruit first and cut into manageable pieces.

Swap the liquid for any other that you prefer; just make sure it's not sweetened. 


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Olena Mykhaylova/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

, 03 April 2017