Your key guide to mastering the art of the perfect smoothie!
Want a totally epic smoothie that will actually satisfy your taste buds & your cravings so you don’t go & inhale that piece of cake for morning tea snack. Here are some great tips on how to make your smoothies as nutritious as possible.
The basics - What you need to source to incorporate the ultimate nourishment:
- Healthy fats high in omega-3
- Protein (try our raw Amazonia protein powder – it’s seriously amazing!) or mix it up with some nuts
- Raw, fresh or self-frozen fruit or vegetables
- Coconut oil or milk
- Ground Flaxseeds or flaxseed oil
- Almond or cashew butter
- Pre-soaked chia seeds
- Maca powder
- Blend 11 mix
- A well-sourced protein powder can work wonders!
- Activated nuts
- Pumpkin seeds
Fruit & Vege:
Hint: We love pre-freezing fresh fruit or vege to make the smoothie extra refreshing! Keep the produce seasonal to avoid extra pesticide use or carbon footprint.
- Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or mulberries
- Acai berry
- Basically most fruits will work, mix it up & go with what you have!
Get an extra boost of nutrients:
Add a scoop of your fave superfood to make your smoothie even more powerful! Try these:
- Raw cacao powder
- Bee pollen
- Aloe-vera juice
- Try our amazing Pondwater! It is epic & will have you feeling better than you can imagine! All your super-greens in one hit.
Maybe even add in some medicinal herbs too:
- Cinnamon: excellent for insulin sensitivity, diabetes & reducing blood glucose levels
- Astragalus membranaceous: feeling a little overwhelmed or anxious? This is the herb for you! Also great for immune system functionality.
- Maca: The ultimate herb in nourishing your endocrine (hormone) system.
- Rhodiola: A leading herb in nourishing & providing vitality
- Green tea powder: high in antioxidant & a perfect pick-me-up alternative to coffee
- Peppermint: Excellent for digestion
- Ginger: A beautiful herb for circulation & cleansing
- There are so many great ones, try them all!
Extra hints & tips:
- Freeze fresh fruit into ice cubes to add in
- Made too much from your previous smoothie mix? Make them into ice blocks!
- Pre-made some iced tea? Why not add it into your smoothie!
- Try to keep your produce & supplements organic to ensure they are well absorbed by the body
Wholesomeness on-the-go favourite recipes:
Choc Almond Decadence:
- 1 banana (frozen)
- ¼ cup, activated almonds
- 2 scoops of raw Amazonian Slim & Tone protein powder
- 450ml of almond milk
- 1 ½ heaped teaspoons of raw cacao powder
The Ultimate Big Green Booster!
- ½ cup of cucumber
- 3 – 4 pitted dates
- Handful of spinach leaves
- Handful of kale
- 1 scoop of avocado (frozen)
- Couple of ice cubes
- 2 scoops of raw slim & tone Amazonian protein powder
- 450ml of coconut water
What’s your favourite smoothie? We want to hear from you! Share & inspire others.