Smoothies, Shakes and Bowls
featuring chia, cayenne, turmeric, mint, ginger, romaine lettuce and more
I did this smoothie line-up for a presentation and received great feedback for it. Not all of them are for everyone but I’m sure you’ll find your favorite (mine are the avocado & mint and the spicy mango smoothie). Try ’em all!
Berry & Ginger Chia Bowl
Blend 1 (frozen) banana, 2 oranges, 2 cups frozen strawberries with 2 Tbsp chia seeds, 1 inch peeled ginger root, 1/2 tsp ground turmeric, a pinch of black pepper and 2 cups of almondmilk. Place in bowls and top with chia seeds, muesli and berries of your liking.
Avocado & Mint Smoothie
Blend 1/2 avocado, 1 ripe green pear, 2 cups coconut water, 1/2 cup baby kale, 1 small bunch fresh mint leaves, 1 tsp olive oil and a pinch of salt. Add a few ice cubes and blend until smooth. Place in cups and top with fresh mint leaves.
Citrus, Beet and Romaine Juice
Juice 2 large beets (or more), 2 medium grapefruits, 1 lemon and 1 large head of romaine lettuce. Transfer to a bar shaker, add a few ice cubes, a quarter teaspoon turmeric and a pinch of salt, then shake vigorously. Place 2 ice cubes in each cup, pour juice and top with thinly sliced lemon peel.
Banana Coffee Protein Shake
Blend 1 ripe banana with 1 cup cold brewed coffee, 1 cup almondmilk, 3 ice cubes and 1 scoop of unflavored whey protein powder (optional). Pour into cups and top with banana slices.
Spicy Mango, Turmeric & Chia Smoothie
Blend 1 ripe mango, 1 large orange,1 cup almondmilk, 1 tsp coconut oil, 1 Tbsp chia seeds, 1 tsp ground turmeric, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper and 1 inch fresh ginger root until smooth. Add ice cubes and blend well. Place in cups and top with cayenne or chili peppers.
Mango Electrolyte Sports Drink
Juice a mango and 2 oranges. Mix 1:3 with filtered water (1 cup juice with 3 cups water) and add a pinch of salt. Enjoy and stay hydrated while hitting the gym.