We love making smoothies for breakfast as they are quick, easy and an incredible way to start your day. However, it is important when crafting smoothies that you make sure you include complex carbs, protein, and good fat to ensure it is a complete meal. Some smoothies can be super high in sugar (yes fruit it sugar) which spikes your blood sugar and leads your blood sugar rollercoaster for the day ahead which is not fun for anyone involved.
Smoothies are also an incredible way to boost the nutrients in your diet, especially for those of you who struggle to meet their daily needs or have fussy kids to work with. This blend of ingredients helps to promote glowing skin, boost immunity, digestive system support, assists muscle repair, as well as, hormone and ph balance.
When it comes to adding extra value to your diet, our Organic Superfood Turmeric Latte Powder is a super easy way to do so, containing a warming blend of ancient ayurvedic spices that help to assist digestion, stabilise blood sugar levels and reduce inflammation. We love using this mix to craft our own turmeric lattes at home, however, we also love adding it to soups, curries and smoothies like have here. Keep reading to find out the other goodness hidden inside this glorious smoothie.
Not only is mango one of our favourite summertime fruits, but it also helps to serve our body to lower blood sugar levels, combat cancer cell growth, support strong bones, boost brain function, regulate blood pressure, improve digestive health, slow signs of aging and increase heart health.
Papaya is home to an abundance of Vit C and A which helps to reduce inflammation, boost skin health, strengthen immunity, support iron absorption, reduce menstrual pain, prevent macular degeneration and improve digestion.
Turmeric is a rich source of antioxidants which help to reduce inflammation, provide pain relief, boost skin health, helps to reduce the risk of cancer, reduce depression, helps to prevent blood clots and assists liver detoxification.
Despite their small size, chia seeds are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, as they are loaded with fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids to increase satiety, lower risk of heart disease, increase bone density, regulate blood sugar, reduce chronic inflammation and promote glowing skin.
Contains Gingerol (a substance with powerful medicinal properties), assists digestion, reduces nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, effective against exercise-induced muscle pain, helps to regulate blood sugar and decreases the risk of heart disease.
Mango, Papaya and Turmeric Smoothie
½ cup frozen mango
½ cup fresh / frozen papaya
1 tsp organic turmeric superfood latte powder
1 scoop vegan vanilla protein powder
1 cup coconut milk
¼ cup shredded coconut (plus extra to garnish)
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp freshly grated ginger
1 handful of ice
- Place all ingredients into a high powered blender, blend for 30 seconds or until it becomes nice and smooth
- Serve in a tall glass jar and top with extra shredded coconut to garnish