Fruit Smoothies..

Getting the children to have more fruit is a lot easier and quicker in smoothies, we have made this one a few times and they love it, me too ...

 Serves 3


  • 200g Chopped Pineapple
  • 200g Strawberries
  • 3 Kiwi
  • 3 Oranges
  • 100g Water
  • 100g Pineapple juice


  1. Take the pineapple, kiwi and oranges out of their skins, hull the strawberries and chop all the fruit up.
  2. Place the fruit, water and pineapple juice in a smoothie maker.
  3. 30 seconds on mix, 30 seconds on smooth.
  4. Sever straight away.
  5. Yum!!

Only just over a week left of the holiday, I still have school shoes, trainers and p.e kits to shop for. Has everyone else got what they need for back to school?

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Strawberry Orangeade Rockets ...

Makes 12

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
 Freezing time: overnight

  • 1 orange
  • 2 lemons
  • 100g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 300ml (1/2 pint) water
  • 225g (8oz) strawberries, hulled

  • Pare the coloured rind from the orange and lemons with a swivel bladed vegetable peeler.
  • Halve the fruits and squeeze the juice.
  • Add the rind to a saucepan with the sugar and water.
  • Heat until the sugar has dissolved then simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Leave to cool then stir in the fruit juices and strain the syrup.
  • Purée the strawberries in a liquidiser with 2 tablespoons of the syrup then sieve.
  • Pour into the base of the lolly moulds and freeze for about 30 minutes until solid.
  • Press the lolly sticks into frozen berry base.
  • Pour the orangeade into the lolly moulds and freeze until solid.
  • When ready to serve, dip lolly moulds briefly in warm water then lift out of moulds and serve.
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Recipe and photo credit by Seasonal Berries

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Orange, Avocado and Pineapple Juice Smoothie ...

I love anything with avocados in it at the minute and smoothies are so much fun to make...
Serves 1


  • 2 Small avocados
  • 1 Orange
  • 150 ml Pineapple Juice from concentrated
  • Handful or 2 of crushed ice


  1. Slice the avocado in half ,twist and take the stone out and slice.
  2. Peel the orange ,slice and take any pips out.
  3. Place all ingredients into a smoothie maker and set speed to 30 seconds on mix then 30 seconds on smooth.
  4. Serve straight away.

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Creative Mondays Blog Hop Week 4 : Blackberries And Clementine Crumble....


Serves 6
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Fruity Cocktail Trifles....

Me and my husband love trifles and I would say ...These are the best I've made so far!!So yummy...
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Orange Soufflé...

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innocent Fruit Juice:The big knit...

For the past 8 years, innocent’s smoothie bottles have been raising money to keep old people warm in winter with the Big Knit campaign. You can visit the website they support over at Age UK

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innocent Fruit Juice...

Just been asked to try the new innocent range of fruit juices....

        As we are a family of runner's we are all big fans of innocent smoothies as a way of getting our
extra vitamin's in quick,so i jumped at the chance of letting my family trying the new innocent fruit juices...

Orange smooth and Apple....

It's hard work playing...

Good to know about innocent orange juice....

Never ever from concentrate and never sweetened.

11 hand-picked juicy oranges squeezed 

into a 900ml carafe and nothing else.

The carafe can be recycled and 

is made from 25% recycled material.

They give 10% of money

to people who need it.

And only 43kcal per 100ml.

Good to know about innocent apple juice.... 

Never ever from concentrate

and never sweetened.

8 hand picked juicy apples 

pressed into every 900ml carafe.

The carafe can be recycled and 

is made from 25% recycled material.

They give 10% of money to 

people who need it.

And only 43kcal per 100ml.


       orange juice..                                                 

Nice and not to sweet 100%

orange's with nothing else added...

apple juice....

Nice and sweet 100% apple with

some antioxidant

(ascorbic acid)

which stops the fruit going


With not being sweetened and never being concentrated

this is a good healthy way to get part of your 5 a day in...



                                   At RRP of £1.99 this is a great price for
                                                what you get...

                                        Also available orange juice with bits...

and for a limited time Sainsburys are selling it for £1.99 or 2 for £3.00....

I was sent some innocent juice for free in exchange for an honest review and was not paid for this post....

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