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Three Smoothie Recipes to Start the New Year

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Been overindulging this holiday season with all the hearty meals, rich treats, and delicious cakes? Kick off the new year with clean and conscious eating. Start your mornings with healthy and energizing smoothies.

Grace Foods, producers of Caribbean foods and beverages, shares three smoothie recipes that are detoxing, hydrating, and delicious. Each smoothie features coconut water – high in potassium and contains essential electrolytes to rehydrate you throughout the day and even after vigorous workouts. Grace’s Natural Coconut Water is not made from concentrate and contains no added sugar, flavor or color.

Start with the Detox Mango Blackberry Smoothie, a two-layered smoothie with lots of fiber, antioxidants and immune boosting nutrients. The Super Coconut and Parsley Smoothie is also very cleansing. Still have some pumpkin puree, try the Pumpkin Chia Coconut Smoothie.

Detox Mango Blackberry Smoothie
Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons silken tofu
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup spinach or kale
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup La Fe Mango Pulp
  • 1 cup Grace Coconut Water

Directions:

  1. Combine frozen blackberries, 1 tablespoon tofu, chia seeds and spinach in a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into glass.
  2. Rinse out blender and add in remaining tablespoon of tofu, mango pulp, coconut water and banana. Blend until smooth and pour on top of the blackberry smoothie.
  3. Add a few blackberries on top and enjoy.
  4. For extra sweetness, add the other half of the banana and more La Fe Mango Pulp.

Super Coconut and Parsley Smoothie
Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Grace Coconut water
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 1 pear, halved and cored

Directions:

  1. Start by adding the liquid to your blender, then the soft fruits (banana and pear) and finish with the greens.
  2. Blend for 30 seconds or until creamy.

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Smoothie
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup Grace Coconut Water
  • 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin purée
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 2 tablespoons of shredded coconut (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • large handful of spinach
  • 1 banana

Directions:

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender and top with chia seeds.

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