Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

Can you tell that I like smoothies for breakfast?  This one has my requisite cup of spinach in it, and is made deliciously creamy with the addition of a tablespoon of coconut oil.  If you’re having it alone for breakfast, I’d recommend adding a scoop of protein powder – natural, vanilla, even chocolate would probably taste great with these flavours.

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Morning Mojito

I’m not sure if you were able to tell from the length of my last post, but I am in full-on vacation mode.  I’ve saved up some recipes from when I was home to share with you every Friday and, in the spirit of the summer holidays, today I’d like to share my Morning Mojito with you.

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Green “Milkshake”

This green “milkshake” is about to change the game.  Its a great starter smoothie for a green-drinks novice, or for someone like me who wishes they could but just can’t get their palate around grassy drinks.  You’d never guess its colour or nutritional profile (vegan and no added sweetener!) based on the vanilla milkshake-like taste, but that lovely green certainly makes you feel very virtuous in the morning.

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Chocolate Berry Smoothie

I usually like my smoothies with all “real food” ingredients, but when my fridge is looking particularly desolate I reach for the protein powder.  I like whey isolate because it makes your smoothie creamy.  So creamy, in fact, that I tend to sub water for my usual almond milk (also when my fridge is empty, I have no almond milk).  20g protein plus berries, spinach & chia  – the week is off to a good start!

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