Recipes: 3 green smoothies you can drink as often as you like
You can drink as many green smoothies as you want because they are as good for your health as they taste. The principle behind them? Simply mix together fruits and vegetables that blend to give you a juice with a delicious natural colour.
Smoothie consumption soars with the return of sunny weather. To be sure of what you are getting, nothing beats a home-made smoothie, as you can control how much sugar is added. To ensure you make a success of all the recipes for this summer drink, start by acquiring a good blender. This practical and easy-to-use kitchen appliance will encourage you to make fresh juices every day.
The benefits of smoothies
They offer you your recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables in the blink of an eye. They are a major source of fibre and vitamins. They are a good alternative to other drinks (sugary or alcoholic) when getting together with friends.
Eating “green” for a few days with the help of smoothies is a fun way of treating your body to a beneficial detox treatment.
Our tip for a better smoothie
Add Mulebar fruit pulps: They are 100% natural and vegan with more than 50% fruit content and a range of flavours that you can adapt to all your smoothie recipes.
Recipe: Avocado and spinach smoothie
Ingredients for two people:
2 large handfuls of spinach shoots, 1 avocado, 3 carrots, 1 banana, 1 glass of almond milk, 1 pinch of cinnamon, 1 sachet of Mulebar orange/carrot/lemon fruit pulp Put the ingredients into a food mixer one by one and blend them. Add a little more almond milk if you feel the smoothie is too thick.
Recipe: apple, courgette and basil smoothie
Ingredients for 2 people:
3 small apples, one courgette (ensure you cut out the centre with the seeds), 10 or so basil leaves, a large glass of rice milk, a large spoon of honey, 1 sachet of Mulebar
banana fruit pulp. Put the ingredients into a food mixer one by one and blend them.
Add a little more rice milk if you feel the smoothie is too thick and/or add a banana if the end result is not sweet enough.
Recipe: pear, mint and broccoli smoothie
Ingredients for 2 people:
2 pears, 2 broccoli florets (cook them for two minutes in boiling water before blending), 1 small bunch of fresh mint, 1/2 a teaspoon of powdered ginger, 1 banana, 1 glass of
coconut water, 1 sachet of Mulebar pineapple/coconut fruit pulp.
Put the ingredients into a food mixer one by one and blend them. If the taste of broccoli is too strong for you, add a plain yoghourt to the list of ingredients to tone it down.