Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Raspberry Cashew Smoothie – Plant Milk Power

Raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie in bottles with straws.

New year, new me, new you, perhaps. Veganuary is a good time to explore plant milks. And what a coincidence, there’s a splendid new book out which will help you do just that. Read on for a review of Plant Milk Power by Dr Aparna Prinja & Shital Shah. Plus there’s a chance to win a copy for yourself. You’ll also find a recipe for a delicious raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie.

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Green Smoothie Bowl with Pear, Avocado & Almonds

Double Pear & Almond Green Smoothie Bowl

This double pear green smoothie bowl is a firm favourite. In fact everyone who’s tried it has been impressed and wanted the recipe. It’s rich, filling and delicious. It’s also packed full of nutrients and keeps you going for hours. That’s at least two of your five-a-day done and dusted by breakfast.

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Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Flavoured with Rose & Good for Your Gut

Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Flavoured with Rose

Smoothie, Vacuum Blender | 12th July 2018 | By

An easy-to-make fruity summery smoothie with floral notes. It’s both delicious and nutritious. You need this blueberry kefir smoothie to give yourself a lift and a bit of a treat.

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Beetroot Leaf Green Smoothie and the Nutri Force Extractor

Beetroot Leaf Green Smoothie in the Optimum Nutri Force Extractor

If you’re lucky enough to have leaves with your beetroot, don’t throw them away. This beetroot leaf green smoothie is an easy and nutritious way to use them. But if you can’t get hold of beetroot leaves, it works equally well with chard or spinach.

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Carrot Smoothie with Ginger & Orange

Carrot Smoothie with Ginger & Orange

Smoothies are a great way to start the day. If you have a power blender, they’re a breeze to make. This recipe for a carrot smoothie with ginger & orange is a vibrant nutritious morning drink, full of colour and flavour. You can also find out about the latest juicing machine on the market.

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Ginger Green Goddess Smoothie – Power Up Your Breakfast

Green Goddess Smoothie

Since acquiring a decent blender, we’ve become complete smoothie converts. We have them for breakfast more often than not. It’s a great way to use our kefir and other healthful ingredients. However, it wasn’t until BRITA asked me if I’d like to make one of their recipes and try out their new water filter jug, that I made a kefir-free smoothie. This dairy free ginger green goddess smoothie turned out to be an utter delight.

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Nettle Powder and a Green Smoothie Bowl

Nettle Smoothie Bowl

I’m super excited about my latest green powder for my smoothies. It may not be an original idea, but it was original to me. As soon as I knew I was getting a dehydrator, I was stung into action, literally. The first thing I did was to try drying nettle leaves in the hope I could turn them into a fine green nettle powder.

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Orange Kefir Smoothie and a Delicado48 Organic Box

Delicado48 Organic Box

There are few things more exciting than receiving a box of organic fruit and veg in the post when you’re not quite sure what will be in it. I received such a box recently from Delicado48 in Spain. One thing I was pretty certain of was that it would contain oranges and I was not disappointed. A beautifully fresh tasting orange kefir smoothie became our breakfast staple for the next few days.

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Cucumber and Celery Smoothie or Summer Soup

Cucumber and Celery Smoothie

9200A Blender, Lunch, Smoothie, Soup, Summer | 17th September 2015 | By

A couple of months or so ago, I decided we needed a change from fruity smoothies for our morning breakfast. Delicious as they are, I’m more used to having something savoury at this time in the morning – it just feels right somehow. This cucumber and celery smoothie is so versatile it doubles up as a cooling summer soup.

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Mango Carrot Smoothie – Sunshine in a Glass

Mango Carrot Smoothie

A vibrant orange mango carrot  smoothie made with kefir. It’s not only tasty but is full of good things that will set you up well for the day and keep you going until lunchtime.

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