There is nothing like a delicious Spring Smoothie with some flavoursome products like cherry’s, strawberries or mango’s that are just delicious in creamy smoothies. We have here some of our favourite once to keep you satisfied during those warmer months. Invest into a great blender that you can use year-round and let’s go and mix some yummy smoothies.
Smoothies taste best when the fruit is frozen for that creamy consistency. To freeze your fruit and berries wash and pat until it’s dry and place on a sheet in to your freezer overnight or for couple of hours until it’s completely frozen. Now you have frozen fruit bursting with fresh and in season flavor to make the best possible spring smoothie. We have created some of our top favourite spring smoothies below for your inspiration.
Making your own spring smoothie is the best way to know what is exactly in the smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to consume more fruit and veg that you might be lacking in your diet. This can help you on your path to a more healthy and happy life and yes a lot of people have reported to have experienced increased levels of happiness when consuming smoothies.
In a lot of our smoothies we add coconut cream or coconut milk this helps to give you a more nutrient-dense spring smoothie that has a more complete nutrition. Fat is important key ingredient because it help to create more energy and keep you full for longer, this are good fats for your body. You can also try and add some other healthy fats to your spring smoothie like flax seeds, hemp seeds and avocado.
Whenever possible we like to add some extra supper foods like ginger or turmeric. Turmeric works well in smoothies because of it’s warming taste and it also increases the antioxidant capacity of the body which in turn protects your cells against the effects of free radicals. Stay healthy and young for longer add some turmeric to your smoothie see the receipt below under the Golden smoothie.
When you are trying to loose weight smoothies can be used as a meal replacement, not an addition. Fruit and berry smoothies can be a healthy addition to your diet as long as you maintain portion control. The best time to have smoothies are in the morning and lunch time where you can replace your meal with a quick spring smoothie and have lot’s of energy to tackle the day. By the way Spring Smoothie is a feeling so that’s why we are calling it Spring Smoothie, it’s where you get back on track with eating healthy, feeling healthy and being happy.
Now let’s go over some of our top spring smoothie recipes that you can try today.
To make this Cherry Dream you will need to blend some frozen cherry’s , remember to remove the pits, and some dark chocolate, 70% or more, chunks. Blend well with some almond milk until you have a creamy consistency. If you are making the smoothie for one person add one handful of cherries and couple of cubs of chocolate chunks and double it if it for two or more portions.
To make this beautiful bowl you will need to blend frozen strawberries, one hole banana and coconut cream. Blend well until desired consistency. Remember that whenever your smoothie get’s to runny you can add more frozen fruit to make it a bit thicker. This spring smoothie is naturally very creamy because of the coconut cream it almost tastes like ice cream but healthier option 🙂
Decorate your bowl with your favourite fruits and berries to give it some consistency and add to the flavour. Here we have some dragon fruit bolls, frozen blueberries, black berries, heart marshmallow and chocolate dipped strawberries. Enjoy your every day treat.
Triple Cream Spring Smoothie
For this creamy bowl you will need frozen pineapple chunks, one hole frozen banana and some coconut milk. Blend well and enjoy with some frozen blue berries as topping. If you like more citrus tastes and if you like pineapple you will love this smoothie recipe. Make sure that your banana is ripe enough to have a sweeter taste but if it’s not then add couple of teaspoons of coconut sugar, agave syrup or similar alternative sweeteners.
Blend some frozen mango chunks, one hole frozen banana chunks and some turmeric peaces. Blend well with some coconut cream until desired consistency. Raw turmeric may have been added to the supper food list recently but growing up in India it’s been a staple food year around. With it’s golden colour and endless benefits like anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing you can never go wrong adding some turmeric to your smoothies. Top with some frozen berries and enjoy.
For more inspiration visit our Instagram page @kesarlily and tag us in your smoothie posts we always like to try new recipes. Enjoy your Spring in Spring Smoothie Colours. x