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Sunday, 12 April 2015

My Favourite Smoothie Recipes

So since Karl got himself a Nutribullet a few weeks ago I have been obsessed with smoothies and I mean obsessed. I've always liked smoothies but only had a little hand blender to make them with and it is absolutely unbelievable just how much smoother and tastier the drinks out of the Nutribullet are. I need to get my own one! Anyway I thought I'd just share with you a few of the recipes that I've been digging the most recently and while they're nothing fancy, they taste damn good! Hopefully I'll be back in a few weeks with some fancier ones after we've experimented a little bit but for now these rather simple ones are just as tasty!

(1) The Pink One

Ingredients: One large banana, a handful of strawberries, a small handful of frozen raspberries, skimmed milk, a squirt of honey.

Remember that rumour that used to go around that if you ate ten bananas in one day you would die? Well I am living proof that is not true as I eat banana after banana after banana (seriously!) and as it is quite a strong flavour in smoothies, this one is one of my favourites. This one may be a simple smoothie, but it's one that virtually everyone will like and by using the milk rather than water it's really creamy and filling. A real winner in my eyes!

 (2) The Yellow One

Ingredients: Mango, pineapple, apple, coconut water

For this one add as much as you feel like of each ingredient. I personally like to add A LOT of mango but this one is qutite a versatile one and tastes kind of tropical thanks to the pineapple. Another variation of this one is to add banana instead of the apple and milk instead of the coconut water for a more milkshake like drink. Mmm my mouth is watering just thinking about it...

(3) The Green One

Ingredients: half a small avocado, a handful of spinach, a handful of kale, two kiwis, a small handful of mango, a squirt of lime, coconut water.

Now this one is a real super food smoothie and while it may not be for everyone, it's definitely got a lot of nutritous ingredients in there! You can really tatse the avocado in this one which is why I add two kiwis to try and balance the taste but I like avocado anyway so it's all good in my eyes! If you don't like avocado so much, try adding a little bit less than the half and add a bit more of another ingredient instead - for me the more lime the better!

 So those are my favourite smoothie recipes so far! Leave your favourites below for me to try out!

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  1. That was really helpful since I'm obsessed with smoothies as well at the moment! I make the pink one all the time but I sometimes like to add in just a handful of frozen blueberries - it gives it a nice purple colour and a great taste as well! :) Great post as always x


    1. Oo that sounds lovely, I'll definitely add the blueberries the next time I have it (which will probably be today haha)! xx

  2. I'd love a nutri-bullet - I don't have any kind of blender at the moment and am really craving smoothies now the sun has come out! x

    NINEGRANDSTUDENT: A Student Lifestyle Blog

  3. I love this post! I'm really into my smoothies at the moment so I will definitely be give these recipes a go!


  4. I really want to get into smoothies because I love fruit - I just need to buy a decent blender! I also love those glasses you have! xx

    Jessie | allthingsbeautifu-x

  5. All of these smoothies sound so good! I especially want to try out the pink one!! I'm actually going to make smoothies today so this post is very helpful! x

    Beyond The Velvet | Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  6. ooh the yellow one sounds so good, definitely need to try it soon ! also love the mason jars, where are they from ? x

    CLUB AVENUE / http://club-avenue.blogspot.com / instagram

    1. They're from Collectables, they actually have an offer on at the minute for 3 for £10! x

  7. They all sound delicious, I need a Nutribullet in my life I think! Thanks for sharing :) xx


  8. Ahh, we just got a Nutribullet the other day! I needed this post right now, aha :') the pink one sounds amazing, I'll definitely be trying these out!


  9. The 'Yellow One' sounds so so yummy, will definitely have to try it out x


  10. Green is amazing!

    Best, Julita

  11. These all sound amazing! I love using blueberries, raspberries and strawberries with some ice, yogurt and milk and porridge oats! It's such a lovely purple colour!
    Jodie xo // JodieLoue

  12. I love using pineapple and ginger in mine for a real uplifting flavour. Coconut water or milk has been in the majority of mine lately!! I just love the flavour.

    Amanda || amandabootes.blogspot.co.uk

  13. Love these recipes! Will definitely be giving the pink and yellow ones a go x

  14. the yellow one sounds yummy but I'm really not sure on the taste of coconut water! I love making green smoothies though, kale and kiwis are always perfect for this xx

  15. Yummy, thanks for sharing this delicious smoothies.


  16. The jugs you have are absolutely adorable! I need to get myself some of those. I love making smoothies now that I recently bought an active blend. I love the names you gave them too: 'The pink one' etc. Too cute!

    Sarah xxx || www.whatsasssays.com

  17. Im going to definitely try these recipes out, I love a good tasty smoothie, so refreshing and perfect in spring / summer. Thanks for the helpful post! x

    Unfashionable Sundays Blog

  18. I love smoothies so much, I've made a note of all of these because they all sound delicious! Have a great week :)

    www.hayleyeszti.com | UK Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  19. I have a bullet too they're so handy! Gorgeous jars too! X

    Styling ripped jeans for summer over at-

  20. smoothies always look so yummy! the pink one definitely sounds like one that I would love!

    Eilidh from Velvet Winter

  21. Green smoothie all the way for me - I'm addicted! thinking I may have to make one now with some kale and kiwis I have in the fridge! x


  22. I have no idea why i don't drink smoothies cause i looove fruit, i need to try these out x
    Love Vicki | victoriajanex.co.uk

  23. The pink one looks really tasty !


  24. These all look delicious! I too am obsessed with smoothies and have one for breakfast almost every morning. They're amazing! I've been wanting to get a nutribullet to make green smoothies!



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