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A Simple Smoothie Formula Recipe

Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 large adult serves or 4 kids recess sizes

Ingredients

Base

  • 100 ml milk or water
  • 2 heaped tbsp coconut or regular yoghurt
  • 2 heaped tbsp Vital Proteins grass fed collagen (great for protein boost and amino acid ‘cocktail’ of goodness for your body) or another protein source if you’re vegetarian / vegan. .
  • 1 heaped tbsp ground flax seeds (or ground linseed or other seeds or nuts if not at school)
  • 1 heaped tbsp ground cinnamon* *The cinnamon is great for keeping your blood sugar even Stephens and the variation of which fruits you pop in keeps it exciting and new.
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp juice of 1 lime or lemon taste depending on how tangy you like it. If using Greek Yoghurt, you may not need the added tang at all)

Add-ins/Variations

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 cups frozen mango
  • 2 cups mixed frozen and fresh fruit rough chopped
  • 1 cup of each banana + lower sugar fruit combo
  • 2 extra handfuls greens – add to any combo, any time!
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder (optional)
  • 1 tbsp honey (only if using a low sugar berries and need sweetness for “newer to less sweet stuff” people)
  • 1/4 bunch mint
  • 1/4 bunch parsley

Instructions

  • Pop your frozen fruit into the blender and blend on highest setting for 5-6 seconds to chop it (speed 10 for Thermomix)
  • Pop everything else in and blend for 40 seconds until well combined. And there she is. Thick and luscious and ready to go!