The Early Riser

The Early Riser – A Delicious Healthy Morning Smoothie

Start your day right with this nutritious morning smoothie packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, iron, calcium, magnesium, betanin, healthy fats (omega-3s, omega-6s, MCTs), vitamins B(B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9), C, E, K… A perfect morning boost to get your body and your mind firing on all cylinders, ready for the day!

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  Ingredients:

  • 2 Handfuls Spinach
  • 2 Handfuls Kale
  • 1 Handful Red Grapes
  • 1 Handful Strawberries
  • 1 Nectarine
  • 1 Apple
  • 1 Uncooked Beetroot (and the leaves if you have)
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Passion Fruit
  • A Large Thumb Of Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons Raw Cacao Nibs
  • 2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon MCT Oil (or coconut oil)
  • ½ Pint Water

Method:

1.  Wash your ingredients.

2. Remove the stems from your red grapes and strawberries.

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3. Cut your apple into quarters and remove the seeds.

4. Peel the lemon and ginger.

5. Cut off the ends of your beetroot.

6. Chop the fruit and veg into chunks.

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7. Chuck half of them into your blender.

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

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9. Scoop in the passion fruit.

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

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

12.  Add the MCT oil and water.

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13. Mix until the consistency looks smooth.

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

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 a nice refreshing drink you could pour into a juice container and sip on throughout the day or at the gym!

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Or add some nutty granola, raw cacao nibs, any extra fruit you like and turn it into a delicious healthy morning smoothie bowl!

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