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Shakes, Frappés & Smoothies

Shakes, also known as milkshakes and thickshakes, are cold, sweet drinks made with milk, ice-cream, ice and flavourings or sweeteners like chocolate sauce or fruit syrups. Protein shake is well known in the fitness community.

Smoothie is a blended drink made with fruits or berries and various additions of crushed ice, yogurt, frozen fruit, ice-cream, milk, juices, honey and sometimes nut butters.

Frappé is a dessert, often a drink, made with shaved ice and fruit juices and purees. Coffee Frappé is a popular summer drink.

Salted Caramel Thickshake (Serves 1)

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INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup cold almond or coconut milk

1 1/2 tsp cashew butter/spread or 1/4 cup raw unsalted cashews, soaked

1/3 banana

2 dried pitted Medjool dates

1 tsp pure maple syrup (you can easily leave this out if you don’t like it too sweet)

A pinch of sea salt

A couple of ice cubes

HOW TO PREPARE:

Process all ingredients in a blender until well incorporated.

Strawberry Coconut Almond Smoothie

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INGREDIENTS:

8-10 small frozen strawberries
3 fresh strawberries
250ml coconut milk
1 tsp almond butter
1 tsp honey

HOW TO PREPARE:

Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Garnish with coconut shavings and fresh strawberries. Should take 5 minutes max.

Hangover Smoothie

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INGREDIENTS:

2 Frozen Bananas, sliced

4 Small Dates or 2 Large Medjool Dates, pitted

1 HEAPING Tbsp. Smooth Peanut Butter

1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds

1/2 Cup Hemp Milk, or Other Non-Dairy Milk

1/4 Cup Water, to thin down the mixture

HOW TO PREPARE:

Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender.

Puree until completely smooth, adding more water if necessary.

Set aside for approx. 3-5 minutes so that the chia seeds can break down a little bit more and you can absorb their nutritional benefits more easily.

Enjoy the hell out of it because this is seriously one of the best smoothies I’ve ever made/had!

Blueberry Acai Smoothie (Serves 2)

This recipe is by Kathy from Healthy Happy Life

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INGREDIENTS:

1 cup coconut milk

1 1/2 frozen bananas

1 cup frozen blueberries

1 cup frozen strawberries

1 cup acai juice

3/4 cup ice

HOW TO PREPARE:

Process all ingredients in a blender until well incorporated.

Emerald Kale & Mango Smoothie (Serves 1-2)

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INGREDIENTS:

1 mango, peeled, diced, stone removed (keep refrigerated prior to using)

2 cups fresh kale – 2 branches, stem removed, leaves torn and washed

1/2 lime, juice only

1 kiwifruit, peeled and diced

1 cup cold coconut milk

HOW TO PREPARE:

Process all ingredients in a blender until well incorporated.

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Sources: Recipe from:http://eatdrinkpaleo.com.au

Photo courtesy of: http://eatdrinkpaleo.com.au