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Purple Panacea

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As a rule of thumb, when the weather is damp and grey, try to boost your diet with some brightly coloured foods, like this purple panacea smoothie.

So here’s a colourful, tasty and belly friendly smoothie that will do just that; a delicious mix of berries, probiotics, antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, and minerals.

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Rich & Source of Nutritional Benefits

Smoothies like this one are a great way of introducing all sorts of important probiotic-rich foods into your morning routine; the sweetness of the berries makes the slightly sour taste of the probiotic or cultured kefir base a little more taste bud friendly, especially for little ones.


SERVES: 2 adults & 1 child

TIME: 5 min / 4 min hands-on > quick blend

AGE: 8 months +

coconut water
probiotic yoghurt
large handful
frozen blackberries
large handful
frozen blueberries
frozen raspberries
large handful
dates, pitted and roughly chopped
1 tsp
cacao powder
1 tsp
vanilla bean paste
1 tsp
acai powder (optional)
*You can replace the yoghurt with milk or coconut water kefir.
**Feel free to use fresh and/or frozen berries.

How to make it


Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and mix until smooth.
Taste and adjust the flavour, add extra dates if you prefer it sweeter.
Add more water or coconut water if you prefer a thinner smoothie.


Add a little swirl of yoghurt and sprinkle with blueberry powder (optional).
Pour into a glass or bottle it and keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Crabtree Farm tips

This smoothie works great as a colourful and healthy frozen lolly. You can, easily make extra and freeze the mixture in moulds.