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provided by Matthew Ballenden, dad to Isabella & owner of the Fresh Earth Food Store, an organic health store and vegetarian restaurant with a  great online store.  Visit their website to find out more.

Smoothies for breakfast are a very gentle way of ‘breaking your fast’ . They are easy to make and you can add all your bodies nutritional requirements like omega oils, spirulina, probiotics and much more in one glass.

Starting the day with a proper meal sets the tone for the rest of the day. Slow down and make the time to feed your body the fuel it needs to get you through the day.

Superfoods Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

200ml Freshly Made Organic Apple Juice
1 Handful Of Mixed and Frozen Organic Berries
½ Organic, Frozen Banana
½ tsp Ground Raw Organic Cashews
1 ½ tbsp Soya Milk Powder
1 tbsp Hemp Protein Powder
1 tsp Sprouted Flax Seed
1 tbsp Macca Powder
1 tsp Raw Honey (optional)

Mix all ingredients together in the blender until you have a smooth texture.

Add the honey last. Pour and enjoy!

(If you do not have frozen berries and banana, add half a cup of ice cubes)

Raw Chocolate Smoothie

1 tbsp Raw cacao nibs
2 tbsp     Raw cacao powder1 tbsp     Raw maca powder
1              Frozen chopped up banana
200ml    Almond milk or rice milk or oat milk
¼ tsp      Agave syrup
½ tsp      Organic Cinnamon powder
¼ tsp Organic Vanilla

Add everything to the blender and blend until smooth

Smooth-No-D (Smoothie No Dairy) Recipe

What you’ll need:

  • 2 big ripe bananas*
  • 3T-spoons cashew nut
  • ½ cup fruit juice
  • 1 pine apple
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 2T-spoon grated ginger (optional)
  • 1T-spoon lime juice/lemon juice

*Best to use frozen bananas. Take a ripe bunch –peel and wrap individually in cling wrap and freeze

Method:

  • Add cashew to blender
  • Add fruit juice and first process nuts
  • Peel and cube mango and add to processor
  • Cube pine apple and add to processor
  • Peel and grate ginger and add to processor
  • Add lime or lemon juice
  • Process all ingredients, before adding
  • 2 frozen bananas break and add to blender.
  • Process and ENJOY!

Browse through other healthy smoothie recipes on  Fresh Earth Food Store website.

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