The sun is out 🌞 and summer is on! It’s that wonderful time of year when your brekkie, morning snack or pre- or post gym nutrition boost might want to take the form of a delicious smoothie. And why not? Fast, easy and nutritious. It’s the perfect solution for busy lives or when you want to spend your precious time on other things… like chilling out.
And there’s one thing at Almond Breeze we know…. like really know, and that’s smoothies. These ingenious beverages not only pack a flavour punch but they contain water sourced directly from nature, essential vitamins and minerals, and a stack of fibre from fresh fruit and vegetables. Plus you can add your favourite protein powder, nuts and seeds and of course, delicious, nutritious, almondlicious Almond Breeze almond milk.
But sometimes coming up with exciting new recipes and get out of that smoothie rut is a real head scratcher. So we’re kicking that annoying rut to the curb with these 6 sensational recipes that will give your summer all the sizzle it needs!
1. Chocolate Almond Butter Breakfast Smoothie
This heavenly Chocolate Almond Butter Breakfast Smoothie is the perfect kickstart to breeze the day, everyday! It includes in its delish list of ingredients an espresso shot to add that special somethin’ somethin’. It was created by Leonie from The Style Insider for Almond Breeze NZ. This gal-about-town leads a balanced life, hitting the gym and making the most of all life has to offer, so who better to create your new favourite morning smoothie recipe?
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2. Tropical Sunshine Smoothie
Nothing says summer like this Tropical Sunshine Smoothie. With papaya, mango, pineapple, banana and coconut, it’s a trip to Raro or Bali without the airport stress. Serve up this delight any day of the week to bring the sunshine no matter the weather.
3. Raspberry and Peach Smoothie
With raspberries in season and peaches about to be, this Raspberry and Peach Smoothie is summer in a glass. Coconut yoghurt brings in the taste of the islands and maple syrup or honey adds a delicious sweetness making this the perfect smoothie arvo pick-me-up minus the sugar crash later. YUM!
4.Kale Avocado Tropical Cleanse Smoothie
We had to pop in a super healthy smoothie for those days when your bod is craving an extra vitamin hit. Nothing compares to this Kale Avocado Tropical Cleanse for days in between summer festivities. With avocados being as cheap as chips right now and kale growing everywhere, this is a perfect summer smoothie. Flaxseed adds an extra cleansing omega boost making this smoothie ideal for work out days between the fun.
5. Skinny Elvis Smoothie
This twist on a Skinny Elvis is the perfect balance between naughty and nice. Nut butter gives a protein boost while chia seeds add omega 3 (more than salmon!) and fibre. Sweeten this treat with melted dark chocolate and serve in a chilled glass decorate with a tasty chocolate rim and top with nutmeg for an extra twist.
6. Sunrise Smoothie
Summer is the perfect time for sunrises and this Sunrise Smoothie is ideal before, during or after that indulgent sunrise morning walk. Avocado is the secret to this smoothie’s sensational goodness, with mango, pineapple and banana transporting you to the gentle lapping shores of Fiji. How good!
From our love of Almond Breeze almond milk to yours…
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