Sweet ’N’ Creamy Banana Thickshake (Dairy Free)

This shake is full of healthy fats, fibre and carbohydrates. Bananas are a high sugar fruit but are a fantastic source of nutrients, including a range of vitamins, magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium. Potassium helps with body functions such as muscle contraction, therefore low levels of potassium can lead to muscle cramps.  Serves 1 Ingredients … Continue reading Sweet ’N’ Creamy Banana Thickshake (Dairy Free)

Papaya & Beet Citrus Slushy

Papaya and beetroot go together surprisingly well. The earthiness from the beet is counteracted by the sweet papaya and lemon adds a refreshing splash of citrus. When blending, I normally just throw in the veg with the skin left on but with beetroot, this can sometimes give too much of an an earthy taste, so … Continue reading Papaya & Beet Citrus Slushy

Green Machine Thick Shake

Have the  Green Machine Thick Shake to the gym, having transformed it into a protein shake with a  scoop of pure protein powder. Treat yourself to the Green Machine Thick Shake for an afternoon snack or add unrefined protein powder, transforming it into a shake to take to the gym. The combination of maca root powder, … Continue reading Green Machine Thick Shake

Homemade Coconut Milk

Making coconut milk is so easy. All you need to keep stocked up is a bag of unsweetened desiccated coconut, muslin cloth and water. Instead of desiccated coconut you can use shredded coconut, which I believe is easier to find in the US but harder to come by in the UK. Homemade coconut milk is … Continue reading Homemade Coconut Milk

Strawberry & Banana Protein Smoothie (Low FODMAP)

Strawberries are at their sweetest and juiciest when they come into season during Spring, while the refreshing cucumber hints at Summer. Beetroot powder, natures food colouring, adds a wonderful pink hue to this smoothie, which can be enjoyed with or without the protein powder. During digestion, the combined effect of the protein and fats from … Continue reading Strawberry & Banana Protein Smoothie (Low FODMAP)

Blood Orange & Pineapple Slushy

Zingy and refreshing, the tangy lemon balances the sweetness of the pineapple. In moderation, parsley has an array of health benefits due to its high amount of micronutrients and is a natural breath freshener. Both pineapple and oranges are well known for their high levels of vitamin C. Turmeric is fat soluble so coconut oil aids … Continue reading Blood Orange & Pineapple Slushy