With the season to be jolly around the corner comes the temptation to indulge in yummy foods, festive drinks and hours in the summer sun. Stay refreshed with these seasonal fruit smoothie recipes that will keep you fueled up and most importantly, detoxed.
It is important to stay hydrated in the summer sun. The current water restrictions may lead to hydration guilt so we suggest swapping the H20 for a delicious Rosemary Melonade. This summery smoothie contains watermelon which offers hydration and is rich in vitamin C and anti-inflammatory lycopene, to keep you feeling great! Throw in some rosemary which has several impressive health benefits that include the ability to improve mood, relieve pain, stimulate circulation and detoxify the body, plus, it adds an abundance of flavour. If you’re feeling brave, add a jalapeño for an extra kick.
3 cups of chopped seedless watermelon
1 tsp finely grated lemon zest
1 lemon, peeled and seedless
1 ½ tsp finely chopped rosemary
½ cup mango
¼ frozen strawberries
The Blue Monster
There’s nothing worse than sitting in the office, staring out at the beautiful sunny weather and imagining all of the fun activities you could be doing. Seriously, there’s nothing worse! The Blue Monster is packed with brain food to keep you focused and get you through the day.
1 cup blueberries
½ cup green tea
3 cubes of ice
1 tbsp flaxseed
Guilt-free chocolate is the best chocolate. Yep, you hear that right! Indulge in a chocolate-dipped strawberry smoothie for an extra tasty cleanse that is packed with digestive enzymes and antioxidants. And chocolate.
1 tsbp dark cocoa powder
½ cup coconut milk
1 cup of ice
1 tsp honey
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