The Yin Yang

The Yin Yang – A Perfectly Balanced Nutritious Smoothie

The key to life is all about balance! Find your inner peace with this densely nutritious smoothie packed with iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, potassium, betanin, healthy fats (omega-3s, omega-6s, MCTs), antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, vitamins A, B(B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9), C, E, K… Everything your body needs to keep you feeling well and healthy!

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  Ingredients:

  • 2 Handfuls Of Spinach
  • 3-4 Big Leaves Of Cavolo Nero (or kale)
  • Handful Of Frozen Berries/Smoothie Fruits
  • Handful Of Strawberries
  • 100g Sachet Of Acai
  • 2 Uncooked Beetroots
  • 4 Ripe Sharon Fruit
  • 1 Apple (or ½ if it’s quite big like my cooking apple!)
  • 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 strawberries and Sharon fruit.

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

4. Peel the lemon and ginger.

5. Cut off the ends of your beetroot (but keep the leaves!)

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!

nutritious healthy smoothie

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

nutritious healthy smoothie bowl

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