Healthy Fruit Smoothies

DID YOU KNOW?

Compared to other tree nuts, almonds are packed with vitamin E and calcium – helping to maintain heart health and the structure of bones and teeth.

Looking for a delicious, easy to make and super healthy treat? Try a fruit smoothie! These yummy drinks can be prepared in next to no time and will have you running out the door full of energy. Combine fresh ingredients like apple, banana, watermelon, mango, pineapple and berries with avocado and almond milk to bring to life something irresistible. There’s no going wrong when it comes to fruit smoothies and we know you’ll love each sip. 

 

The health benefits of fruit smoothies


Everyone knows that fruit is great for the body, but more specifically it contains vitamin C, antioxidants and a range of vital nutrients. The good news is that smoothies provide a convenient and tasty way to get your recommended daily servings in. Not only will you enjoy a natural boost of energy, but you’ll feel better overall and reduce your chance of developing heart related diseases. Fruit smoothies also give your digestive system a break from solid food. This is important because it gives the gut a chance to relax and detoxify.

 

Quick tips to make your fruit smoothies taste amazing


Want to add an extra touch of sweetness to your smoothie? Looking for a smoother consistency? Check out these top tips that will take your fruit smoothie game to a whole new level. 

  1. Add a handful of sultanas, dates or prunes to your homemade concoction to really sweeten things up. 
  2. Swap out dairy milk in favour of almond, oat or coconut milk for a different taste. 
  3. Throw in some leafy veggies to increase the goodness of your smoothie.
  4. Sneak in some LSA mix or psyllium husk to up the nutritional intake.

 

How to make healthy fruit smoothies


Anyone can make a healthy fruit smoothie and we’re here to show you how. Check out this Superfruit Smoothie recipe and you’ll be feeling super-yum all day long.


For this recipe, you’ll need to get your hands on:

  1. 1 cup frozen cherries
  2. 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  3. 1 kiwi (peeled and chopped)
  4. 1 cup almond milk


Directions:

This one is super simple and doesn’t require much work at all. Simply combine all of your ingredients in a blender and then blitz on a high setting until smooth. Pour your delicious (and healthy) fruit smoothie into a glass and garnish with leftover fruit pieces for bonus points. This is a winner on hot days and will always go down a treat. Note, you can increase nutrient content by adding more fruit, just be sure to adjust the amount of almond milk that you use.

 

Quality ingredients for your recipes


We’re here to make your life easy and supply a wide selection of quality ingredients that can be used in all types of recipes. From chia seeds and nut mixes to sultanas and prunes, trust that
J.C.’s Quality Foods has your entire shopping list covered. Get in touch with us to find out more or browse online to view our entire product range and you’ll soon be enjoying amazing fruit smoothies.

DID YOU KNOW?

Compared to other tree nuts, almonds are packed with vitamin E and calcium – helping to maintain heart health and the structure of bones and teeth.