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The New Year's Smoothie Collection

With a new year comes new resolutions, and on the whole they are to lose weight and get fit. However there are some people have been very restraint and disciplined over the festive period. With that said here are a collection of delicious smoothie recipes that can be enjoyed by everyone whether your aim is weight loss, muscle gain or simply maintaining what you already have.


Simple, fresh, healthy and versatile, the humble fruit smoothie is a delicious way to get your 5-a-day and, believe it or not, impossible to get wrong.  Here are some of our favourite breakfast smoothie recipes for you to try out, and don’t forget, they don’t have to be for breakfast!  They can substitute whatever meal you desire.


Packed with fresh fruits and veggies, smoothies are delicious way to get your fill of energy-boosting proteins and other important vitamins and minerals.  Refreshing as well as nutritious, below you will find smoothie recipes for three different fitness goal categories: weight loss, weight maintenance, and building muscle.


If you want to lose weight or lean out then, the first category will be your best option.  Choose between the Lean Green Machine and the refreshing Pink Grapefruit smoothie.


If you’ve worked hard to achieve your ideal physique and want to maintain it, the second category is best.  Choose between the Very Berry or Tropical Pineapple smoothie.


If you aim is to build muscle, then you will want to look at the third category. These two smoothies may sound sinful, but they are packed with the nutrients your body needs to refuel after your hard work in the gym.  Here you’ll find the Blueberry Pie or the Chocolate PB Cup if muscle gain is your goal.


Tip: Purchase the ingredients for your smoothie recipe and assemble smoothie bags with your recipe ingredients (minus the water or ice).  Once you have your bags prepped, you will simply empty a bag into the blender; add water or ice and then blend.
Ten minutes of preparation once a week will save time and extra mess. Simply ‘grab and go’.


The New Year's Smoothie Collection


Goal: Weight Loss

Lean Green Machine 

  • 6 kale leaves (stalks removed)
  • 2 oranges (peeled)
  • 2 cups pineapple
  • 1 cup mango
  • 8 ice cubes
  • 2 cups coconut water


Pink Grapefruit Green Smoothie

  • 1 grapefruit (peeled)
  • 1 sweet apple (no core)
  • 2 cups spinach (frozen)
  • 1/2 banana (frozen)
  • 8 ice cubes 2 cups water


Goal: Maintain                                                                                                      

Very Berry

  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1 banana, (frozen)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup kale
  • 8 ice cubes
  • 2 cups coconut water


Tropical Pineapple

  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 banana (frozen)
  • 1/2 orange (peeled)
  • 8 ice cubes
  • 2 cups coconut water


Goal: Build Muscle

Blueberry Pie

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 banana (frozen)
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbs almond butter
  • 1/2 Tbs cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tbs vanilla extract
  • 2 cups vanilla almond milk
  • 8 ice cubes


Chocolate PB Cup

  • 2 large overripe bananas (frozen)
  • 1 cup original almond milk
  • 3/4 cup ice
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

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