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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 17 October 2015
DIGITAL.NEOSKOSMOS.COM Five-ingredient detox smoothie Drink this cleansing tonic to help your body ‘restart’ and function properly again. Ingredients 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup organic spinach or kale 1/2 cup bananas, previously peeled, sliced and frozen 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal 1 cup fresh fruit juice 2 tablespoons silken tofu Method 1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth. 2. If too thick, add a splash more juice or water. 3. For more sweetness, add ts THE WEEKEND NEOS KOSMOS | SATURDAY 17 OCTOBER 2015 21 FOOD Chamomile, peach and ginger smoothie This is an example of how many different and unexpected ingredients can fit into a smoothie. Who would think that ginger and chamomile can pair with peach? Ingredients 1 chamomile tea bag 1/2 cup (125ml) low-fat or soy milk 1 peach, skinned, stone removed 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1-2 teaspoons wheat germ (optional) Method 1. Place teabag in a cup. 2. Cover with 1/3 cup (80ml) boiling water. 3. Cool, remove bag and place tea in blender with remaining ingredients. 4. Blend until smooth. k forest smoothie ent of the black forest cake, this can satisfy your cravings for something chocolatey while being a healthy alternative. Dare to add the baby spinach leaves and nourish your body with some extra vitamins and minerals. edients ozen cherries -2 Medjool dates, depending on desired sweetness olled oats (optional) 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional) 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk -2 handfuls of baby spinach (optional) Method 1. Place all ingredients into any standard blender and blend until smooth. 2. Make in advance and store in the fridge for extra thickness and creaminess. The longer it sits, the thicker it gets. 3. Add oats to the smoothie to make it a little creamier and ‘doughier’, or substitute the oats for an extra tablespoon of chia seeds if you want this to be grain free.
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