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October 02, 2020
TROPICAL AND BUTTERNUT SMOOTHIE

Expect lots of "mmms" and "more more more" with this one! 

This super quick and super healthy smoothie is the perfect way to kick-start your little one's day. Naturally vegan and gluten free, this creamy blend of tropic fruits and flavours comes jam-packed with vitamins and nutrients. 

Whip up a jar of this as a refreshing drink on a hot summer's day, or serve this as a delicious breakfast to brighten up those colder mornings and help keep the sniffles at bay! 

 

SMOOTHIE INGREDIENTS

(makes 1 serving)

  • Mango, ripe, 1 cheek, peeled and chopped
  • Frozen pineapple, ¼ cup
  • Butternut squash, peeled and chopped, steamed, ½ cup
  • White chia seeds, 1 tsp
  • (optional) small piece of fresh turmeric root, peeled OR a pinch of turmeric powder
  • Coconut milk (light, from carton), ½ - ¾ cup, depending on desired thickness

 

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high until completely smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass (optionally decorate with a sprinkle of shredded coconut) and serve.

 

PUREÉ INGREDIENTS

(makes 1 serving)

  • Mango, ripe, 1 cheek, peeled and chopped
  • Frozen pineapple, ¼ cup
  • Butternut squash, peeled and chopped, steamed, ½ cup
  • White chia seeds, 1 tsp
  • (optional) small piece of fresh turmeric root, peeled OR a pinch of turmeric powder
  • Coconut yogurt (sub low fat Greek yogurt), 2 tbsp

 

METHOD

  1. Blend all ingredients with an immersion blender into smooth cream.
  2. Transfer to a cup or bowl, optionally decorate with chopped ripe mango, shredded coconut and/or chia seeds, and serve.

 

 

Enjoy

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