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Thursday, 16 November 2017

Give Your Smoothies A Seasonal Makeover...


Give your smoothies a seasonal makeover with Linwoods Winter warming recipes. Introducing protein-boosting winter delights that will keep you healthy and nutritious throughout the chilly months.


Smoothies have long been a breakfast staple, but why should all the fun be had in summer? With the cold winter months quickly wrapping us in its icy embrace, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your healthy breakfast routine.

Introducing a selection of delicious new winter warmer smoothie recipes created by Linwoods, the UK’s leading producers of healthy superfoods, using its range of natural plant protein blends, Hemp Protein+.

From a deliciously satisfying Hot Chocolate Smoothie, to festive feels of the Warm Apple and Cinnamon; not forgetting the Warm Pear and Spinach for the green fiends – each of these protein-boosting beauties will gear you up nicely to banish the winter chills.

Linwoods Hemp Protein+ provides a natural source of protein helping fuel the body with essential energy - boosting nutrients and heart-healthy compounds.

The range consists of three nutritious hemp protein blends with added-value ingredients, including the Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Cocoa and Beetroot Powder blend, the Flaxseed, Bio Cultures, Vitamin D and Co-enzyme Q10 blend and the Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Broccoli and Spinach Powder blend.

Each variant is a fresh tasting and easy-to-use addition to create these pleasingly warm and delicious smoothies. The versatility of the blends, means you can get creative with your smoothie ingredients, but to start, here’s a few of our own.


Warm Apple And Cinnamon Smoothie:

Ingredients:
  • 1 large apple (150g)
  • 150ml almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp oats (can use gluten free)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp Hemp Protein+ Flaxseed, Bio Cultures, Vitamin D & Co-Enzyme Q10
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
  • 150ml hot water

Method:
  1. Combine the ingredients (minus water) in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a pot and add the hot water.
  3. Gently warm until the desired temperature and transfer to a glass.
 Notes: Vegetarian/Dairy Free


Warm Apple And Cinnamon Smoothie:

Ingredients:
  • 400ml almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp oats (can use gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (or diary free nut butter)
  • 2 tbsp Hemp Protein+ Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Cocoa & Beetroot Powder
Method:
  1. Combine the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a pot and gently warm until the desired temperature, then transfer to a glass.


Warm Pear And Spinach Smoothie:

Ingredients:
  • 1 banana (80-100g)
  • 1 pear (100g)
  • 30g spinach
  • 200ml almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp Hemp Protein+ Flaxseed, Chia Seed, Broccoli & Spinach Powder
Method:
  1. Combine the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a pot and gently warm until the desired temperature, then transfer to a glass.
(Recipe credits: Linwoods and Plant Based Pixie)

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8 comments

  1. I love using hemp seeds! These smoothies all look so good!

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  2. I make pumpkin smoothies all fall and winter!

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  3. These sound divine, I'll have to give them a try. Thanks Claire have a super Friday and weekend. x Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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  4. A little spice can warm up a smoothie in no time. Now I know what I want for breakfast ;-)

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    1. Thanks for the comment Christine. Hope you got to try them.

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