Spinach & Berry Smoothie Bowl

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Most mornings I have a smoothie after working out when I need something quick before I head out the door.  However, on days when I have a bit more time I love a smoothie bowl.

The flavour combinations are endless, just use whatever is your favourite smoothie combo but the trick is to use frozen fruit and less liquid so you get a thicker consistency.  If you think the smoothie isn’t very thick you can pop it in the freezer for a few minutes until it firms up, this also helps the toppings not to sink!

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Berry & Spinach Smoothie

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This post is very short as I’m super busy with my studies but I wanted to share this smoothie recipe with you.

I’ve just discovered an amazing coconut milk by Rude Health (I’m already a fan of their rice and almond milk) and it is amazing, just reminds me of being somewhere exotic…not a rainy Scotland!

Serves 1

Ingredients

-1 cup mixed berries (I used strawberries, blueberries & blackberries)

-1 cup coconut milk or almond milk

-2 cups baby spinach

-1 Tbsp. chia seeds

-1 small banana or half an avocado

-handful of ice

Berry & spinach smoothie

How To Make

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Enjoy 🙂

Chia Berry Pudding (Dairy free)

Chia Berry Pudding

A very belated Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and New Year and 2015 is good to you all.

I had a fairly quiet Christmas and New Year, I caught up with friends and family which is always nice. Unfortunately though my dog has been unwell so she has been occupying a lot of my time, the vet is still unsure of what is wrong with her but she is to have more tests done this week.  It’s amazing how much a pet becomes part of the family and my dog is such a great companion, plus she doesn’t answer back when I talk to her…bonus!

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