An Honestly Good Smoothie!

As you know we like to make friends and to work with like-minded brands, and this month we are partnering with the lovely team at The Honestly Good Smoothie Company

They create the most amazing smoothies that are healthy, delicious and made with carefully chosen great quality ingredients – and all you need to do is blend! The kits arrive carefully packed, frozen and lovingly wrapped in a blanket of wool. The portions are generous and the recipes are created alongside their award-winning nutritionist – so you can be sure their smoothies are packed full of taste and nutrition!

You can get £10 off your first order when you sign up here ..and if that wasn’t enough this week we have also teamed up to bring you a super giveaway  on Facebook and Instagram   where you can win a super bundle of tiger nut goodies and a weeks supply of smoothies!

Each month they feature a recipe of the month, and this month their #sotm  is a delicious tiger nut smoothie, made with super fresh organic ingredients along with our very special Chufa de Valencia tiger nuts in this amazing sweet and summery smoothie recipe. They have kept the recipe secret all month but have kindly let us reproduce it here below;

Pink and Powerful Recipe

80g Strawberries
50g Tiger nuts
20g Blueberries
60g Banana
50g Sweet Potato
30g Rhubarb
10g Dried Mulberries
0.5g Cinnamon

Why Our Ingredients Rock

Strawberries are rich in fibre and packed full of antioxidants and polyphenols. They also contain vitamin C and K, folate, potassium, magnesium, and manganese. Health benefits include improving heart function, reducing hypertension, preventing cancer, and they’re great for anti-ageing and eye health.

Tiger Nuts need no introduction. Our magic weapons in the #SOTM are high in Vitamin E, Omega 9, and are a natural pre-biotic. Amazingly, they contain as much iron as red meat. They’re great for digestion and gut health as they’re high in fibre, they can help with weight control, they’re a natural energy booster, and they’re also high in potassium and magnesium.

Blueberries are a potent superfood and one of the best sources of antioxidants. There’s so much goodness packed into them, that we could write a blog post on them alone! They’re full of iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, zinc, vitamin C, vitamin K and much more. They promote heart health, support digestion, boost brain health, can help with weight loss. They’re also cancer fighters, they can alleviate inflammation, and maintain healthy bones and skin.

Bananas are packed full of potassium, so are great for heart health and blood pressure. They’re superb for energy-boosting, and can also aid digestion, and help with gastrointestinal problems, due to their fibre content. As well as this, they are one of the best fruit sources for B6, which is super for maintaining a healthy nervous system and producing red blood cells.

Sweet Potatoes are great sources of fibre, and are packed full of vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium, selenium, vitamin C and multiple B vitamins. They can reduce the risk of cancer, the high-fibre content makes them great for digestion, and they are a fantastic source of beta-carotene.

Rhubarb is packed full of fibre and high in vitamins C and K. It can help treat constipation as its super for digestion,  it strengthens the bones, improves blood circulation, lowers cholesterol and boosts brain health. As well as this, it can prevent Alzheimers, and cancer too.

Mulberries have lots of wonderful vitamins and minerals, such as iron, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, calcium, and phosphorus. Their fibre content makes them fantastic for digestion, and they can also increase circulation and regulate blood pressure too. Their antioxidant content helps them prevent cancer, and they can also improve vision and boost immunity.

Cinnamon is one of the most powerful spices on the planet. A little goes a long way, and it can help with blood sugar levels, digestion, and immunity. It’s packed full of high antioxidants, contains anti-inflammatory properties, and can protect your heart and your brain, as well as lowering your cancer risk.

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