Delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

Seeing delicious fruit or veg going to waste is always a shameful sight. Use up some of those aging, over ripe, unwanted ingredients by chucking them into the blender! A simple base of leafy greens (kale/spinach) or salad leaves, some seeds/nuts, spoonful of coconut oil, and couple of extras of your choice and you’ll have yourself a delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg! By adding in a bit of coconut oil your body will be able to better absorb the fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) in your smoothie.

Here’s a recipe I made earlier!

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

  Ingredients:

  • A few handfuls of any leafy greens (I used kale and spinach)
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Sharon Fruit
  • 1 Lemon
  • Large thumb of Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons ground Flax Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons Raw Cacao Nibs
  • 2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons XCT Oil (or MCT or coconut oil)
  • ½ Pint Water

Method:

1.  Wash your ingredients.

3. Cut open your apples and pears and remove the seeds and stems.

4. Peel the lemon.

6. Chop the fruit and veg into chunks.

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

7. Chuck half of them into your blender.

8. Add the raw cacao, hemp and flax seeds.

hemp seed flax seed raw cacao

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

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

11.  Add the XCT oil and water.

xct oil

12. Mix until the consistency looks smooth.

13. When the shake looks nice and creamy, detach from the blender and pour out as desired.

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg. Perfect as a light, healthy breakfast for the family. Little smoothie bottles you can keep in your fridge and drink at your convenience. Or just pour out into a juice container and keep as something to sip on it throughout the day or at the gym!

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

You could also add some nuts, seeds, granola, raw cacao nibs, or any extra fruit you might like and turn it into a delicious green smoothie bowl!

A delicious smoothie from leftover fruit and veg

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