The ultimate smoothie base

As someone who has been making smoothies pretty much every single day of my life for the past 6 years (umm yea…that’s over 2,000 smoothies) I’ve played around with A LOT of recipes. The trick to making a great smoothie is having the right consistency, coldness and flavor combo. The recipe below ticks all the boxes. To keep it low GI, we use half a banana. Adding in the frozen avocado & frozen cauliflower adds a thick creamy texture when it all whips together.  This baby is packed with healthy fat and protein to will keep you going through the morning. Makes enough to share, but I tend to be greedy and keep it all to myself 🙂

Throw all the ingredients in the blender and blitz on high!

  • 1 cup coconut water (add more liquid depending on desired thickness)
  • 1/2 banana (frozen if possible)
  • 1/4 cup frozen cauliflower (riced works best!)
  • small chunk frozen avocado
  • 1 tablespoon flax
  • 1 tablespoon chia
  • 1 tablespoon hemp
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon himalayan salt
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (or other nut butter)
  • a few blocks of ice if needed

Recommended Extras: (pick your favorites or add as many as you wish)

  • 1 tablespoon beet powder
  • 1 tablespoon blueberry powder / handful of frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamon
  • 1 tablespoon raw cacao
  • 2 scoops of collagen protein

PS: If you prefer a little extra sweetness feel free to add a date, honey or extra banana.

Some of our favorite smoothie bowl toppings include: 

  • Raw cacao nibs
  • sunflower seeds
  • Bee pollen
  • Paleo Granola
  • Fresh blueberries!!

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