• Renee Grandi

Top 7 Summer Smoothie Ideas

Updated: Feb 17

Your key guide to mastering the art of the perfect smoothie!


Want a totally epic smoothie that will actually satisfy your taste buds & your cravings so you don’t go & inhale that piece of cake for morning tea snack. Here are some great tips on how to make your smoothies as nutritious as possible.


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The basics - What you need to source to incorporate the ultimate nourishment:


  1. Healthy fats high in omega-3

  2. Protein

  3. Fresh or self-frozen fruit or vegetables


Healthy Fats

  • Coconut oil or milk

  • Nuts

  • Avocado

  • Ground Flaxseeds or flaxseed oil

  • Almond, macadamia, peanut or cashew butter

  • Pre-soaked chia seeds


Protein

  • Well-Sourced protein powder can work wonders!

  • Activated nuts and seeds

  • Tahini

  • Oats


Fruit and Vege

We love pre-freezing fresh fruit or vege to make the smoothie extra refreshing! Keep the produce seasonal to avoid extra pesticide use or carbon footprint.

  • Banana

  • Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or mulberries

  • Mango

  • Cucumber

  • Spinach

  • Kale

  • Acai berry

  • Apple

  • Citrus


Basically most fruits will work, mix it up & go with what you have!





Get an extra boost of nutrients!


Add a scoop of your fave superfood to make your smoothie even more powerful! Try these:

Raw cacao powder, Bee pollen, Aloe-vera juice, Spirulina, Acai, or a super greens powder mix.





Add some Medicinal Herbs


Cinnamon: excellent for insulin sensitivity, diabetes & reducing blood glucose levels

Astragalus: feeling a little overwhelmed or anxious? This is the herb for you! Also great for immune system functionality.

Maca: The ultimate herb in nourishing your endocrine (hormone) system.

Rhodiola: A leading herb in nourishing & providing vitality

Green tea powder: high in antioxidant & a perfect pick-me-up alternative to coffee

Peppermint: Excellent for digestion

Ginger: A beautiful herb for circulation & cleansing.


There are so many great ones, try them all!



Freeze fresh fruit into ice cubes to add-in. Made too much from your previous smoothie mix? Make them into ice blocks! Pre-made some iced tea? Why not add it to your smoothie! Try to keep your produce & supplements organic to ensure they are well absorbed by the body.


Easy on the go favorite recipes:





Choc Almond Decadence:

1 banana (frozen)¼ cup, activated almonds2 scoops of raw Amazonian Slim & Tone protein powder450ml of almond milk1 ½ heaped teaspoons of raw cacao powder


Ultimate Big Green Booster!

½ cup of cucumber

1/2 cup frozen banana

A handful of spinach leaves

Handful of kale

1 scoop of avocado (frozen)

A couple of ice cubes

2 scoops of your favorite vegan protein

400ml of filtered water


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