Beetroot, Blueberry and Cranberry Smoothie

 Ingredients -2 cooked beetroot -150g blueberries -a few mint leaves -top up with cranberry juice It also works very well with a little fresh ginger. Method -Whizz up in the blender and serve. -Simple and tasty! It works rather well with a measure of vodka or gin too. I love the flecks of blue from…

Beetroot, Raspberry and Ginger Smoothie

I used the large cup on the Nutri Ninja which made 2 large glasses of this delicious smoothie Ingredients -2 cooked beetroot -200g fresh raspberries -1cm thumb of fresh and peeled ginger -a few mint leaves – top up with apple juice -If you want to make this more of a cocktail add a measure…

Aldi’s 25th Birthday – Cocktails

  This year Aldi turns 25! Happy Birthday Aldi! Since I’m in my 25th year too I am very partial to a cocktail so I couldn’t say no when offered a hamper with everything I would need to make Shooting Star cocktails. This cocktail is stunning. The mix of raspberries, vodka and a big hit…

Raspberry, Chocolate and Cinnamon Milkshake

There is something special in a chocolate milkshake especially when you add raspberries too. Then adding cinnamon helps take it to a whole new level of deliciousness.   Lactofree have bought out a brand new milk flavour – chocolate! I love lactofree milk and now with chocolate I am so happy. I have been challenged…

Raspberries, strawberries, banana and mint milkshake

Another quick and delicious milkshake post. Raspberries, strawberries, banana and mint milkshake. I do love how the milkshake looks just before it gets whizzed up! Ingredients – 1 banana – 2 tablespoons of frozen raspberries – 4 fresh strawberries – a few mint leaves Method – Pop them all in your nutri ninja/bullet and top…

Raspberry, blueberry and honey milkshake

I am a bit addicted to milkshakes and it’s amazing how much better I feel after having more milk and fruit in my diet. This weekends favourite has been raspberry, blueberry with a blob of honey. I’ve recently discovered how much better value it is to get frozen fruit and some supermarkets have individual fruits…

Blueberry, ginger, Manuka honey and banana milkshake

 It’s all about the afternoon fresh fruit milkshakes in my house. They are brilliant and it’s lovely to feel healthy and full from one drink. They really are a meal in a glass.  My latest and favourite milkshake is blueberry, ginger, Manuka honey and banana! I love jam jar with handles for drinks at the…

Valentine’s Day Milkshake

Happy Valentine’s Day! I was lucky enough to share Valentine’s Day morning with two of my best friends having a delicious breakfast. I am obsessed with milkshakes at the moment so getting to make my friends something yummy was good fun. This milkshake is strawberry, banana, mint and ginger. Ingredients – 2 medium banana –…

Healthy smoothies and milkshakes with Lactofree

I am very excited to share that I have been made one of the Lactofree Ambassadairies (good pun) and given the opportunity to make lots of milk shakes and smoothies using lactofree milk and cream to make some tasty drinks. These have been my favourite experiments so far. They are all quick, healthy and very…

Christmas Cocktails with Aldi – Cranberry Woowoo!

After the fabulous Snowball cocktail using the advocaat I decided to make one of my favourites a cranberry Woowoo. The Woowoo was the first cocktail I ever had and I haven’t made one before so I was a bit excited. I used the Tamova Vodka (£9.99) and Oscar’s peach Schnapps (£4.79) from Aldi. I love…

Christmas Retro Cocktails with Aldi – Advocaat

I will admit that my knowledge of cocktails is very small but when I get the opportunity to try new ones I am very happy to learn and taste more of them. Aldi is known for having an amazing alcohol selection which is constantly winning awards! This Christmas they have a fabulous selection including Vodka…