Raspberry Smoothie

During lock-down we need to boost our immune systems and the last few days left me feeling sluggish and drained.

With a packet of potent Raspberry powder in the back of the cupboard, I’ve rustled up a refreshing, raspberry kick-in-your-face drink.

MISE EN PLACE (preparation)

You will need:

  • Ice cubes
  • Measuring spoons and cups
  • A Blender

YIELD: One large glass / two medium sized tumblers

INGREDIENTS:

1 x 400ml Reduced Fat Coconut Milk
1 cup Mixed Frozen Berries 250ml
1/3 cup Orange juice (no pulp and bits) 80ml
1 Tablespoon Honey 15ml
1 Tablespoon Fresh As Raspberry powder 15ml
Pinch Fresh Ginger; grated Approximately 2-5ml
1 cup Ice Cubes 250ml

METHOD:

  • Place the coconut milk, orange juice, honey, frozen berries, powdered Raspberry, grated ginger and ice in a large blender. Blend on high until the smoothie is totally smooth.
  • Drink while still cold; garnish with more berries, Raspberry powder or fresh sprigs of mint.

FRESH AS Raspberry Powder

pad839x504I purchased the packet of FRESH AS raspberry powder at Wellness Warehouse (Menlyn Maine)

FRESH AS is the most innovative, premium freeze dried ingredients from New Zealand.

They boast a selection of freeze dried fruit (and vegetables) which can be added to products such as smoothies, baked goods, ice-creams and more.

 

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