Drinks Recipes

5 Slimming Paleo Approved Smoothies

4th July 2017

By MACROS | Published on July 4, 2017


Even if you don’t eat like a Neanderthal, these smoothies from Marsden and Matt Whitmore, authors of Fitter Food: A Second Helping, offer a sunnier outlook on everything!

 

Mint Choc Chip

You’ll need

20g protein powder

1 banana

1 handful spinach

2 dessert spoons cacao powder

3-4 drops peppermint extract

2tsp Xylitol or raw honey

250ml unsweetened almond milk

Cacao nibs to sprinkle on top


 

Kale Chocolate Ginger

You’ll need

20g vanilla protein powder

2 tbsp cacao powder

1 chunk fresh ginger

1 handful kale

1 banana

2-3 tsp Xylitol or tsp raw honey

250ml unsweetened almond milk


 

Banana Bread

You’ll need

20g protein powder

1 banana

1 tbsp cashew butter

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tsp vanilla extract

½ tsp cinnamon

250ml unsweetened coconut or almond milk

 

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Hidden Greens

You’ll need

20g protein powder

1 kiwi, peeled

1 handful strawberries

1 handful kale

1 handful watercress

1 tbsp cashew butter

2 tbsp broccoli sprouts

250ml unsweetened almond milk


 

Choc Avo Bliss

You’ll need

1 avocado

20g protein powder

2 frozen bananas

1 handful mixed berries

2 tbsp cocoa powder

500ml unsweetened almond or coconut milk


 

How to make the perfect smoothie

1. Add 15-25g your choice of protein: whey, rice, hemp, pea, collagen, eggs.

2. Add serve of fat: avo, egg yolks, nut butter, nuts, butter, seeds, coconut oil.

3. Add two serves of fruit: berries, banana, kiwi, melon, apple, or mango.

4. Add one-two serves of greens: spinach, kale, lettuce, watercress.

5. Add your mixers: water, lemon juice, coconut water, almond milk.

6. Sweeten to taste: honey, Stevia, Xylitol, medjool dates, dried apricots.