Three Smoothies to Make You Feel Great!

As I have mentioned a couple of times on this blog I love making a fresh smoothie for my breakfast or little pick me up after the gym and today I thought I would share three smoothies I have really been enjoying recently.

Coffe Chia Smoothie

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This is a Madeline Shaw recipe and is a really good drink to have before or after hitting the gym for an energy boost.

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 150ml of almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 shot of cold coffee
  • 2 tbsp of chia seeds
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract or vanilla powder

Place everything except the seeds in the blender and blend. Poor into a glass then stir in the chia seeds. Let this mix sit for 10 minutes stirring every few minutes. Add ice and drink.

Chia, Oat, Date and Almond Milk

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Another post-gym smoothie from Oh She Glows packed with chia seeds which is a meal in itself because of the oats and chia seeds.

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 250ml almond milk
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 2-3 dates, pitted
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond or peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4-5 ice cubes

In a blender combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.

Green Smoothie

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This 101 Cookbooks recipe is the most amazing recipe for a green smoothie, so fresh and delicious!

Serves 2-3

Ingredients

  • 2 cups kale (I like to use spinach)
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup pineapple (I also like to use mango or peaches)
  • 1 tbsp peanut or almond butter
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and pour into glasses when it has reached a smooth consistency.

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