Tuesday, 5 February 2013

My Daily Morning Smoothie

This past week and a bit i've been trying to get back into my summer diet (i don't diet ), really i just eat more healthy. 
Lots of fresh food and i try to cut down on my carb in-take as i could eat my body weight and more in bread (my major downfall).

So to help kick start my self i bought my self a shiny new blender... 
Yes i did do a wee happy dance for the fact it can blend ice on the lowest setting!!
This magical blender is a Waring Pro Classic 1.2Litre. 

For breakfast every morning for the past week i've been whipping up smoothies jammed backed with lots of yummy fresh fruit and what ever's kicking around the kitchen. 

I haven't made a recipe as such because i never tend to take measurements i just throw in handfuls,pinches and tablespoons anything what takes my fancy really. 

I don't particularly like putting ice in my smoothies because personally i think it waters it down. So i replace the ice by freezing my fresh fruit (berries and bananas mostly).

  • 1-2 Banana, sliced (Frozen)
  • Handful of Berries (Frozen)
  • Some Milk (to thin it out)
  • Greek Yogurt (Dash or 2)
  • Small Handful of Rolled Oats 
  • 2 Tangerines (Peeled and segmented)
  • Squeeze of Honey (for sweetness)
  • Pinch or Two of Fresh Ginger (finely grated)
  • 1 Teaspoon of Spirulina (100 nutrients)
  • Grated in 80% Dark Chocolate (a wee treat)
  • 1 Tablespoon of left over Passion Fruit Curd
Well i think thats everything.. It changes daily depending on what we have in the house. 

I prefer my smoothies really thick but my mum prefers her's a bit thinner so if your let her just add in more milk.

Love, Lx


  1. Sounds delicious, love your foody posts!


    1. Aww Thank you Anna, I have to say it does taste delicious but its never a pretty pastel colour :( LoveLx

  2. Great post. I'll try the smoothie too (not to make a diet) just to have something smooth in the morning :)
    Thanks for the nice Blog

    1. Smoothies are great in the morning as they instantly make you feel good :)Thank you very much Kath loveLx

  3. this looks awesome :) i will try this out, too!
    lovely blog :)
    Lana :)

    1. Tell me what you think ? thank you very much Lana, LoveLx

    2. Tried it out! It's amazing!! :) you're a smoothie-genius :)

  4. Wow this looks super yummy!

    - Keyta

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  6. I love smoothies and I'm always finding new recipes to try out! Your smoothie recipe is very inviting! By the way, it was a great idea to freeze the fruits instead of adding water. Another thing is, you can use skimmed milk to make it extra healthy. I love this recipe because you can whip it anytime you want! The ingredients are just a staple in the kitchen, nothing fancy. :)

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