3 Tasty Superfood Smoothies

3 Tasty Superfood Smoothies

Looking for ways to add superfoods to your diet? Here are three great tasting shakes and smoothies with secret superfood indgredients to make your body sing!

  1. Choc-Coconut Bliss

200ml coconut water

50ml coconut milk

1 x banana

1 x tsp raw cacao powder

1 x tsp Chia Seeds

*Place all ingredients in your blender and mix until smooth

This superfood shake is a powerful pick-me-up for active people. The coconut water is an amazing source of hydration and a superb post-exercise drink. It contains enzymes that assist digestion and metabolism and B vitamins to replenish energy. Don’t shy away from the coconut milk either – the healthy fats in coconut milk assist to metabolise fats and burn calories. It’s also much easier for the body to digest than dairy milk. Chia seeds add protein for lasting energy and help you feel full, while the raw cacao gives you a super antioxidant boost. 

 

  1. Bee-ing Bananas

1 x tsp Natural Life Bee Pollen

1 x tsp Natural Life Manuka Honey

2 x ripe bananas

50 ml pure coconut milk

4-5 ice cubes

*Place all ingredients in your blender and mix until smooth

An awesome energy boost for athletes or anyone with a busy schedule. Bee Pollen is a natural superfood packed with amino acids for a natural protein boost. Bee pollen contains many vitamins and minerals and is particularly rich in vitamin B12 which will enhance your energy, and Vitamin E for skin health, and antioxidants. Manuka Honey is antioxidant-rich and active in reducing inflammation, Manuka Honey may help fight sore throats and the common cold. Coconut milk adds creaminess, and also adds Vitamins C, E, B1, B3 and B6, plus iron, calcium, selenium, magnesium and phosphorus. Potassium – found in bananas and coconut milk helps improve nerve cell activity, assists your heart and muscle function and may even help lower blood pressure. 

 

  1. Gorgeous and Green (juice)

1 x Green apple

2 x Celery sticks

1 x Cucumber

1 x tsp Spirulina (per glass)

*Put the fruits and vegetables through your juicer. Add the spirulina at the end. Stir well.

This detoxifying superfood juice will cleanse and detox your body, add nutrients and boost your energy. Choose the quantities depending on how you like your juice and how much you’re making, but go for a higher vegetable component and use the apple to sweeten. These fruits and vegetables are packed with vitamins and antioxidants with a wide range of health giving benefits. They are especially cleansing and purifying, and the spoonful of superfood spirulina increases the cleansing power of this juice. The spirulina increases the health impact with more vitamins, protein, chlorophyll, minerals, carotenoids and other phyto-nutrients. This juice will help you start the day with a clean body and a fresh mind!

 

Try these superfood smoothies, or make up your own! Bee Pollen and Spirulina are perfect, easy-to-add superfoods that will add a huge hit of health promoting nutrients to any juice or smoothie you create.

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