Smoothies, the beloved elixirs of wellness enthusiasts and busy breakfast seekers, have found their place at the heart of countless food cultures worldwide. These vibrant concoctions, often bursting with fruity flavours and creamy textures, have become a symbol of delight for taste buds and a quick, nutritious fix for those on the go. But what about those who’ve embraced a vegan lifestyle?
Are they left with nothing but dreams of indulging in these delightful, nutrient-packed creations? The answer, my fellow smoothie lovers, is a satisfying “No". In a world witnessing the surge of Veganism, the question arises: Can a smoothie be equally satisfying and nourishing without traditional dairy and honey? The truth is, the world of vegan smoothies is a revelation waiting to be explored, and it's teeming with creativity, flavour, and an unwavering commitment to kindness and
Before we dive into the delectable world of vegan smoothie recipes, it's essential to stock your smoothie arsenal with some star ingredients. Whether you're new to the vibrant world of plant- based blends or a seasoned sipper, choosing the right components is key. If we talk about frozen fruits then blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, strawberries, cherries, mango, pineapple, kiwi, peaches, pomegranate arils, banana, papaya are good to go.. Adding veggies always benefits by, providing a burst of colour, fiber, and vitamins to your flavourful smoothie. Kale, carrots, cucumber, celery, cauliflower, beets works best. And finally as the liquid base and efficient dairy substitutes- Any plant based milk can be used. You can use PlantMade Rice milk as your dairy replacer or even almond milk or coconut milk. Fruit juice can also be used for extra flavour.
Frosty smoothies are more than just a delicious drink; they can be a welcome respite on a sweltering day. Whether you've just wrapped up a morning run that left you feeling invigorated but overheated or enjoyed an afternoon session at the park with the sun beaming down, these cool concoctions offer instant refreshment. The icy kiss of a smoothie can soothe your parched throat and provide that much-needed cool-down, making them a perfect post-activity treat. With this, let’s dive headfirst into the kaleidoscope of flavours and nourishment that vegan smoothies have to offer, where every blend is a symphony of health and taste.
Whole lemon pomegranate smoothie
- ¼ cup frozen pomegranate arils
- ¼ cup frozen blueberries
- ½ cup frozen mango
- 1 small whole frozen lemon (peel included)
- 1 medium whole frozen kiwi (peel removed)
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk/ PlantMade Rice Milk
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp hemp seeds
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
Add the frozen fruit, unsweetened almond milk, and seeds to a large blender cup and blend on high until the mixture is smooth and creamy. If the mixture is too thick, keep adding 1 tbsp of plant milk until you reach the desired consistency. Top it with kiwi and blue-berries. And it's ready!
2. Kiwi Mango Pineapple Smoothie
- 200 g frozen pineapple, mango and kiwi mix
- 50 g frozen strawberries
- 3 bananas , peeled
- 240 ml cold coconut milk/ PlantMade Rice milk
- 60 ml pineapple juice
- Extra strawberries
1. Add the frozen kiwi, mango and pineapple, strawberries, bananas,
coconut milk/ PlantMade Rice milk and pineapple juice into the high-powered blender.
1. Blend till smooth and pour into glasses. Top with granola and
3. Vegan Coffee Smoothie
- 14 ounces of PlantMade Rice milk or any almond milk
- 3 Medium Frozen Bananas(300g) previously peeled, broken into quarters and frozen for at least 12 hours
- 2 Tablespoons Almond Butter or Peanut Butter
- 4 teaspoons PlantMade coffee caramel powder
- 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
1. Add the Rice milk, frozen bananas, almond butter, PlantMade caramel coffee powder and maple syrup to your blender jug and blend until smooth. Top it with extra bananas and it's ready!