3 Smoothie recipes to help you get back into the swing of things

It’s official, the Christmas holiday period is over, and the new year has arrived! Want to get back into a routine? These recipes should go down smoothly. We recommend pairing any of these recipes with our AM formula, for that extra boost of energy to start off this year on a high!

 

Blood sugar balancing smoothie

Hey sweetie! Let’s balance those blood sugars, shall we? This smoothie is brilliant to enjoy as an arvo snack! It really helps keep you going until dinner, with the added benefit of stabilised blood sugar levels to keep those cravings at bay. 


If smoothies aren’t your jam but you’re still determined to stabilise your blood sugar levels, try our Metabolism + Sugar Support vitamin with your brekkie - this baby is designed especially to manage sugar cravings, support healthy blood sugar levels, enhance metabolic rate, and support the metabolism of sugar, carbs, lipids and proteins… Your saviour in a vitamin!


Recipe 

Ingredients:

  • 1 (25g) scoop JSHealth Protein + Probiotics blend
  • 1 cup (250ml) almond milk, or milk of choice 
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds, or psyllium husk or flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbsp almond butter, optional
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp stevia granules or a few drops of vanilla stevia, optional

 

Method:

Place all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

 

Bounty Smoothie

I made the most delicious bounty smoothie because I love Bounty bars and wanted a healthy version! This is the ultimate healthy swap if you craving a chocolate smoothie.

 

Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1/2-1 frozen banana, chopped
  • 3 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 2 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut or almond milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter or coconut butter
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum, to thicken, optional
  • 1-2 tsp stevia granules, optional
  • raw cacao nibs and extra desiccated coconut, to serve

Method:

  1. Place the cacao powder, banana, coconut, dates, chia seeds, milk, butter, ice cubes, xanthan gum and stevia granules, if using in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and top with cacao nibs and an extra sprinkle of desiccated coconut.

 


On-the-go Breakfast Smoothie 

Imagine sipping a creamy vanilla crumble with sticky date pieces that get stuck in the straw. Not only is this smoothie tasty, but it’s packed with fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and protein.

 

Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • ½ ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed/LSA mix (or natural protein powder)
  • 1 Medjool date, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp stevia or raw honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 cup ice cubes

To serve: 

  • almonds 
  • flaxseeds
  • fresh banana, sliced 

Method:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blitz until it’s smooth. Decorate with toppings and enjoy.