While we’re all gearing up for the weather to take a further dip in temperature – yes, it’s going to get colder than it already feels! – we’re fondly remembering warmer days. This berry smoothie from nutrition coach Anna Weatherlake is a blast from summer-time past and is sure to take you to your happy place – tropical island not included! It’s jam packed full of fibre, vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium and antioxidants and makes for a great start to your morning or an afternoon snack.
The maqui powder in this receipe really piqued our interest – maqui berry is one of the highest antioxidant fruits on the planet, maqui berries are harvested from Southern Chile. Maqui berry powder is a powerful anti-inflammatory and is credited with protection against a wide range of degenerative diseased due to its power-punch of antioxidants.
5 pitted dates
1.5 cups of frozen berries
1 handful of spinach
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp psyllium husk (optional)
1 tbsp macqui powder
1 cup of almond milk
1. This is so easy it shouldn’t even need a method.
2. Blend dates.
3. Add all other ingredients and blend until smooth.
Serve with banana and fresh berries or make a smoothie bowl and mix it with some of your favourite raw granola.
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