Pumpkins and early evening sunsets illuminating the skies with bursts of turquoise and pink. It can only be autumn holidays in England;
Fast, Freeze dried smoothies.
It seems this January everyone is trying to pack in their nutrients in smoothies, namely NutriBullets! We all know some recipes can take far too long to make and ultimately are too much hassle. Here are a few fresh ideas incorporating freeze dried fruits, simply add straight from the pack, no cutting, peeling or juicing. All with no nutrients lost! Perfect.
Modern Mango – Indonesian Jamu.
Indonesian Jamu is a traditional Indonesian ‘herbal medicine’ that has been made for centuries, traditionally used to heal and enhance beauty and strength. With its high concentration of antioxidants it’s fantastic to keep the mind and body feeling healthy whilst tasting delicious.
- 1 pack (18g) The Giving Tree Mango crisps
- 1 Teaspoon raw honey
- Flesh from a young coconut or ¼ Cup (60ml) Chi Natural coconut milk
- 250ml CHI Raw coconut water
- ½ tsp. fresh grated turmeric or ¼ tsp. dried turmeric
- 2-3 ice cubes (if desired)
Add all ingredients into NutriBullet/Blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy, keeping one delicious mango crisp out to crumble over the top. Enjoy immediately.
These vibrant ingredients combine to create the ultimate cold-crusher, the fresh citrus and ginger mixed with the freeze dried fruit create an antioxidant master class, so if your feeling a little under the weather then this ones certainly for you.
- 2 medium seedless and peeled oranges
- 1 pack (18g) The Giving Tree Freeze dried Strawberries or Peach
- 2 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger, or to taste
- 1-2 tsp. Raw Honey
- 50-100ml CHI Pure Coconut water
- 3-5 ice cubes
Add all ingredients into NutriBullet/Blender, blend on high speed, enjoy and prepare to feel a whole lot better.
Cleansing Greens and Coconut blast.
This fresh easy to make blend is packed with goodness sure to leave you feeling revitalized and renewed.
- 1 Cup kale
- 1 pack (18g) The Giving Tree Freeze dried broccoli
- ½ Cup Pineapple
- 2 tsp. Fresh lemon juice
- 250ml CHI Raw coconut water
Place all ingredients into NutriBullet/Blender, blend on high until for 30s or until smooth. Enjoy and feel rejuvenated.
Recover – Post workout.
This refuel and rehydrate shake is a post workout essential. The whey protein is a fantastic fast acting protein designed to maximize protein synthesis after exercise this mixed with the hydrating properties from the coconut water is ideal for recovery.
- 20g Vanilla Whey protein
- 150ml CHI pure coconut water
- 150ml CHI coconut milk
- 1 pack (18g) The Giving Tree Strawberry Crisps
Blend all ingredients and immediately consume after a tough workout; to maximize recovery and effects, consume within 20minutes of finishing exercise.
Tags: chi coconut milk, chi coconut water, freeze dried fruits, fruit and veg crisps, GivingTreeSnacks, health, nutribullet, post-workout, Smoothies
In case you haven’t noticed it yet; our Giving Tree fruit crisps are really special as they are freeze dried. Sounds pretty fancy,