Smoothie Fixation

Antioxidant Fix
Antioxidant Fix

Purée your way to health and wellness with these drinks - there's one for every occasion



By Recipes courtesy: @blend, Palm Jumeirah

Published: Fri 6 May 2016, 9:19 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Jun 2016, 10:18 AM

ANTIOXIDANT FIX
Serves: 1

This blend is packed with antioxidants and high in protein, giving your body the essential nutrients required to get the most of your workout.

Ingredients
350 ml almond milk
1 cup blueberries
1 frozen banana
1 scoop vanilla whey
Ice, as required

Method
Blend all together, until smooth, with ice.

KICKSTART
Serves: 1

Get your greens in! This veggie-packed smoothie is full of everything you should've eaten today but didn't have time for. It boasts four servings of nutrient-dense greens, giving you a kickstart to reaching your daily requirements.

Ingredients
350 ml apple juice
1 cup spinach
½ cup chopped kale
6 cucumber discs
2 broccoli florets
1 cup strawberries
Ice, as required

Method
Blend all together until smooth; add ice to top it off.


GUILT-FREE
Serves: 1

Fill up on good fats to lose fat! Coconut butter and avocado are excellent sources of healthy fats. They are great in helping reduce waistlines and give you the necessary nutrients to stay full for longer.

Ingredients
350 ml fresh pineapple juice
1 cup frozen mango
1 tsp coconut butter
¼ avocado
1 scoop vanilla whey

Method
Blend all together until smooth.


SUPERCHARGED
Serves: 1

This blend incorporates two incredible superfoods. Sprouts are nature's little firecrackers, full of protein and vitamins. They are even believed to aid in cancer prevention, and boost your immunity by activating your body's natural killer cells. Chia seeds are a favourite superfood rich in omega 3s, magnesium, zinc, iron and calcium.

Ingredients
350 ml green tea
1 tsp chia seeds
½ cup raspberries
½ cup blueberries
1 ripe banana
1 tbsp honey
¼ cup sprouts

Method
Blend all together, until smooth, with ice.



NECTAR OF JOY
Serves: 1

This minty blend aids in digestion and is a natural stimulant. If you are feeling sluggish, anxious or depressed, this may be quick fix.

Ingredients
350 ml apple juice
4 cucumbers
½ cup mint leaves
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tbsp honey
Ice, as required

Method
Blend all together, until smooth, with ice.

PRONUT
Serves: 1

A high protein blend, including almonds and flaxseeds, that is rich in omega 3s. It's perfect as a meal replacement or as a post-workout protein/carb replenishment.

Ingredients
350 ml almond milk
6 whole raw almonds
1 ripe banana
1 tbsp flaxseeds
1 scoop vanilla whey
Ice, as required

Method
Blend all together, until smooth, with ice.


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