Did you know, superfoods can boost your immune system, promote weight loss and even help you to feel calmer?
The newest trend in the health world, superfood smoothies are a quick way to attain essential nutrients your body needs, as well as tasting great and offering a healthy start to your day.
A superfood smoothie should be made using a range of ingredients, including different food categories for a healthy and balanced drink. The five staples your superfood smoothie should include are fruit, veg, seeds, botanicals and a milk substitute.
If you are looking for some delicious superfood smoothie recipes, then you are in the right place.
Give these wonderful recipes a go to fuel your body and mind!
Enjoy your leisurely breakfast and all reap all the health benefits. If you love fruity drinks, this smoothie is a scrumptious smoothie which you’re guaranteed to enjoy! The ingredients are full of antioxidants which will look after your skin and your immune system.
- 2 bananas
- ½ cup frozen raspberries
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp coconut flakes
- ¼ pomegranate seeds
- ½ cup almond milk
This immune-boosting smoothie great first thing in the morning! Blueberries are full of vitamin K which is essential for bones, preventing heart disease and also helping vitamin D absorb into the body.
- 1 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
- ½ cup orange juice
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 cup coconut milk
If you are suffering from a particularly nasty hangover, or a weekend that was filled with junk food, you might be looking for a quick detox. All the ingredients in the superfood smoothie will leave you feeling revitalised so you can party again without guilt!
- 2 cups kale leaves
- ½ cup frozen blueberries
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 banana
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 2 tsp honey
There’s nothing better than a refreshing smoothie in the morning! Wake up to a tropical smoothie to fuel your body and mind.
- ½ cup frozen pineapple
- 1 cup orange juice
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp ginger
- ½ tsp turmeric
Superfood Smoothie Boosters
Throw in one of these superfood boosters your smoothie for maximum results!
Getting enough protein into your diet in a healthy way can be tricky. Hemp protein powder is a great source of protein which can be easily sprinkled into your favourite smoothies.
The avocado has increased in popularity phenomenally over the past couple of years and it’s for good reason. These green gems are comprised of 20 vitamins, minerals and plant compounds!
Flaxseed is known for its fatty acids and fibre which plays a valuable role in looking after our hearts, as well as our immune system. It has also been associated with health benefits such as soft skin and joint function.
If you want to lose weight, coconut oil is a great ingredient to add to your smoothie. The fatty acids fight body fat by converting them into energy that boosts metabolism!
These super-seeds are great for your brain as they have a high content of omega fatty acids. You can add up to three tablespoons of chia seeds to your smoothie to gain a wide range of nutrients into your diet.
Smoothie Bowl Recipes
This breakfast smoothie bowl makes a healthy alternative to sugar-filled cereals or high-calorie fry ups!
1 cup almond milk
½ cup mixed frozen berries
1 tbsp ground flaxseed
¼ cup dried cherries
How to make a Breakfast Smoothie Bowl:
Blend 1 cup almond milk with ½ cup mixed blueberries and raspberries. Add 1 tbsp flaxseed and sprinkle ¼ cup dried cherries on top. Enjoy!
Cocoa is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of superfoods, however, this smoothie bowl is tastes delicious and is actually good for you!
2 tbsp water
2 tsp coconut oil
1 tbsp grated coconut
1 tsp cocoa
½ cup coconut milk
½ cup almonds
How to make a Coconut & Banana Smoothie Bowl:
Blend half of the banana, water, cocoa and coconut oil until smooth. Pour into a bowl and then slice the remaining half of the banana on a place on top of the smoothie bowl with the grated coconut and almonds.
This colourful superfood smoothie will leave you feeling revitalised. The chia seeds and fresh mango make this smoothie bowl a perfect breakfast to boost your energy levels.
½ cup frozen raspberries
1 mango, chopped
1 tbsp chia seeds
¾ cup natural yoghurt
½ cup cranberry juice
How to make a Raspberry & Mango Smoothie Bowl:
Blend frozen raspberries, half a mango and yoghurt until smooth. Add chia seeds, half the mango and raspberries on top for plenty of fruity flavours.
A quick way to get plenty of nutrients into your body quickly, without much hassle is by blending healthy ingredients and superfoods! This super green smoothie is packed with all the goodness you need to start your day.
⅓ cup spinach
1 tsp protein powder
½ cup almond milk
⅓ brazil nuts
How to make a Super Green Smoothie Bowl:
Blend the almond milk, protein powder, avocado, courgette and spinach pour into a bowl and sprinkle the brazil nuts on top.
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