The Saturday Show

Jason Vales’ summer smoothies

/ 20 May 2016

Summer Lovin’ – Taken from ‘The Funky Fresh Juice Book’

Ingredients:
1 x apple
1 x pear
1 x small parsnip
1 x handful of fresh mint
1 x small banana (peeled)
1 x small handful of ice

Method:
Put the banana and Ice in to a blender. Juice all the other ingredients, pour into the blender and blend until smooth.

Spring Green

Ingredients:
½ x medium cucumber
1 x pear
1 x lime
2 x cm chunk of ginger
1 x large handful of spinach
½ x ripe avocado
1 x small handful of ice

Method:
Peel the lime, leaving as much of the white pith as you can. Juice the cucumber, pear, lime, ginger and spinach. Pour the juice into a blender; add the avocado flesh and ice and blend until smooth.

Tahini Choco Cooler – Taken from ‘The Funky Fresh Juice Book’

Ingredients:
1 x tablespoon of fairtrade raw cocoa powder
1 x tablespoon of tahini
2 x teaspoons of manuka honey
½ x banana (peeled)
250ml of almond milk
1 x small handful of ice

Method:
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend for 30 seconds

Berry Beautiful

Ingredients:
1 x handful of fresh mixed berries (i.e. raspberries, blueberries, blackberries)
1 x small banana (peeled)
250ml of coconut water
1 x small handful of ice

Method:
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend.

The Ginger Shot… with a twist! (The Natural Espresso)

Ingredients:
½ x apple
2 cm x fresh ginger
2 cm x fresh fennel (1 whole bulb)

Instructions:
Juice the ingredients and enjoy as a shot!