ENERGISING MACA HOTCHOCOLATEGet an instant energy boost from maca, a powder made from aPeruvian root. It’s also a great source of calcium, iron and a plant-basedsourse of brain and blood-boosting B-12 (normally found in red meat, fish anddairy) Plus cacao is one of the best sources of antioxidants and serotonin – anatural antidepressant. Powerful stuff. INSTRUCTIONS Blend the almond milk, date syrupand almond butter in a blender. Once it’s mixed, pour into a pan on a low heatto warm up. Ehen it’s warm, stir in the maça and raw cacao. When smooth, removefrom the heat, pour into a mug and slurp! 250 ml almond milk 2 tbsp date syrup1 tsp almond butter1 tsp maca1 tsp raw cacao FAT BURN? NG GREEN MACHINE Love green smoothies? This one’sfor you.
Spinach is easier to break down when it’s hot meaning the vitamins Aand K, iron, manganese and folate go straight where your body needs them. Thepotassium in the banana and chilli are also great for speedingup a sluggishwinter metabolism, hekping you to burn more fat on the go. Hot stuff indeed. INSTRUCTIONS Peel the banana and place it in ablender along with all the other ingredients until the mixture is smooth andcreamy. Pour into a saucepan and heat gently simmering rather than boiling.
Pour into a mug to instantly spice up your night. 1 banana125 ml water125 ml almond milk Handful spinach1 tsp honey½ tsp chilli flakes HUNGER ZAPPING BERRY SOOTHER Use a mix of blueberries, blackberries and raspberries for a cross between vin chaud and hot Ribena. Thissmoothie is the perfect comfort drink plus a great way to prevent snackingbetween meals. Chia seeds are one of the best sources of omega-3, which nixhunger pangs and blast belly fat to boot. What’s not to like? INSTRUCTIONS Put the orange through a juicerand collect the juice. Then place it in a blender along with all the otheringredients and a dash of lemon juice and blend until smooth. Pour the mix intoa saucepan and heat gently, then put your feet up.
1 orange 100 gr berries1tsp cinnamon1 tbsp chia seeds125 ml water DETOXIFYING VEGATABLE SHOTBeetroot is nature’s wondercleanser. This süper root detoxes the liver and provides your body with a hitof iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamins A and C plus loads of antioxidants. The result? Beetroot removes nasties and gives you plenty of energy at the sametime. That’s pretty hard to beet. INSTRUCTIONS Wash and peel the outer layer ofthe beetroot, then put it through a juicer with the apples and carrot.
Pour thejuice into a saucepan and warm it gently being careful not to boil it. Serve itin a large mug and sip with a side of smug. 1 large organic beetroot2 red delicious apple1 large organic carrot GUT-BOOSTING SPICY FRUIT PUNCH Like a warm non-alcoholic cider(without the sugar spike or slurringafter effects) the three spices in thissmoothie work together to strengthen your digestive health. Cinnamon helps toregulate and stabillise the body’s blood-sugar levels, while nutmeg and gingersoothe your stomach.
Your tummy will thank you. INSTRUCTIONS Juice the apples and pears, pourthe juice into a pan with the spices and heat gently until warm but not hot(heat kills the vitamins in the fruit ) 2 red apples2 pears ½ tsp nutmeg½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp ground ginder