The weekender is a bit of indulgence without the indulging.
One balanced smoothie with probiotics, water, veg, and fruit, with the right amount of sweetness.
Cardamon, it’s slightly spicy, herbal and citrusy character balances perfectly with berries and the earthy texture of beetroot and kale. It’s a bit of a faff to make, so knock it up at the weekend.
Rich & Source of Nutritional Benefits
Adding veg with fruit in smoothies not only enhances the nutrient absorption, it reduces the natural sugar content, than if it were all fruit based, so it won't lead to blood sugar spikes and helps with your good tummy bacteria.
SERVES: 2 adults & 2 children
TIME: 10 min / 9 min hands-on > quick blend
AGE: 8 months +
How to make it
Add all ingredients from step 1 into a high speed blender and mix until really smooth.
Pour some of the smoothie mixture into a glass, followed by a large dollop of yoghurt and top with more smoothie.
Stir in the yoghurt around the edge of the glass to create a swirl effect.
Top with some fresh berries and sprinkle over some cacao and toasted coconut flakes.
You can always make extra from step 1, bottle up and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Crabtree Farm tips
Mixing veg with fruits in smoothies is an excellent way to ‘hide’ them from stroppy tastebuds.