Club Tropicana

Club Tropicana – A Delicious Refreshing Healthy Shake

So good you’ll go coconuts for this recipe! A tasty nutritious smoothie packed with iron, calcium, selenium, potassium, magnesium, protein, omega-3s, vitamins A, B(B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9), C, E, K… Sure to get you feeling good and in the groove, ready to WHAM through the day!

fruit veg

Ingredients:

  • Handful Of Kale
  • Handful Of Spinach
  • Handful Of Raspberries
  • 1 Coconut
  • 1 Pepino Melon
  • ½ Pineapple
  • 1 Nectarine
  • 1 Pyrus Pyrifolia (Asian Pear)
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Passion Fruit
  • A Thumb Of Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons Raw Cacao Nibs
  • 2 Scoops Whey Protein Powder (only add if you exercise regularly and are looking to put on weight)
  • 1 Tablespoon MCT Oil
  • 12 Ice Cubes

Method:

1.  Wash your ingredients.

2. Poke a few holes in your coconut and drain the coconut milk.

coconut milk

3. When you’ve drained all the liquid smash open your coconut (easiest way is with a hammer on a solid concrete floor) and separate the insides from the shell.

coconut

4. Peel your ginger and lemon.

5. Chop the fruit and veg into chunks.

fruit veg

6. Chuck half of them into your blender.

7. Add the Whey, flax seeds and the raw cacao nibs.

cacao flax seeds and whey

8. Throw in the rest of your fruit and veg into the blender (if struggling for space grab a potato masher and squish them down).

9. Attach your blender to the rest of it (this step is important if the bottom of your blender leaks when you add liquid).

10. Add the MCT oil and water.

mct oil ice

11. Mix until the consistency looks smooth.

12. Add 8 ice cubes, and mix again.

13. When the ice has mixed in and the shake looks nice and creamy, detach the blender and pour out as desired.

Perfect as a light healthy breakfast for the family, sharing with your flatmates or as something to sip on throughout the day!

healthy nutritious smoothie shake

Or add some nutty granola, walnuts, almonds, raspberries, coconut, pineapple and turn it into a tasty nutritious smoothie bowl!

healthy nutritious smoothie bowl granola

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