These superfood-packed smoothies are chockfull of health bene ts that will keep you glowing from inside out all day long!
Yummy and healthy concoctions that nourish
ANTI AGEING SPECIAL
1 heaped tbsp natural, full-fat
½ tsp spirulina powder
A handful fresh baby spinach leaves A small handful mixed berries ½ kiwifruit
1 tsp chia seeds
“This great all-rounder is a great source of magnesium and B vitamins,” says Chinese medicine practitioner Andrew Orr. “These fruits and vegetables deliver antioxidants while chia seeds oer lots of omega-3 and yoghurt is great for gut health.”
2 scoops vanilla protein powder ½ cup blueberries
2 tsps chia seeds
1 serving Weetabix Multi-Grain A few drops vanilla essence
“Protein helps keep us fuller for longer,” says dietician Susie Burrel. “It also helps improve muscle tness and hormone function, which is key to weight loss. Add some blueberries, the ultimate antioxidant “superfood” and Weetabix, a single serving of grain carbs that takes a long time to digest, so you can stave o hunger pangs for longer.”
½ cup iced water
2 large apples, peeled, cored 1 carrot, peeled
1 stick celery, veined
“This is a great way to sneak in the daily servings of vegetables and fruit kids need,” says dietician and author Kate Di Prima.
1 medium beetroot, nely chopped
(can be baked rst)
1 carrot, peeled
1 celery stalk
¼ pineapple juice of ½ lemon
“In some athletic circles, drinking beetroot is known as ‘legal blood doping’, as it is so effective in enhancing athletic performance,” says nutritionist and natural health expert Adam Cliord.
200ml cold water
Flesh of ¼ ripe dragonfruit
1 tsp chia seeds
½ small mango
Scoop vanilla protein powder
Pulp of ½ passionfruit (add at the end,
do not blend)
“Some foods contain nutrients linked to better heart health such as kiwifruit. It may help with mild blood pressure; dragon fruit is a good source of vitamin C and passionfruit is high in bre, all linked to better cholesterol control,” says Andrew.
Sieve the mixture after blending. Make a thicker shake by using ice cubes instead of iced water