Berry and Oat Smoothie

This is my absolute new favourite drink. It’s is so simple, it tastes so fresh and the oats make it extra filling. I know adding oats sounds weird but it really does work I promise. Ingredients – serves 2 -5 tablespoons of frozen summer fruit -1 banana -3 tablespoons of oats -250ml apple juice (it…

Cold Brew Coffee and Honeycomb Milkshake

There is nothing nicer than a cold coffee milkshake on a hot summer day and with a honeycomb twist it’s a really special drink. To make this delightful drink I used the brand new Cold Brew Coffee Maker from OXO Good Grips. It is a very slow way of making a rich coffee concentrate using…

Time for a Coconut and Gin Cocktail

There is nothing better than a delicious cocktail to enjoy on a hot day. My new favourite thing to add to smoothies and cocktails at the moment is coconut water. I’m not a fan of coconut usually but adding it with other flavours works really really well. This weekend I made this simple and delicious…

Strawberry and Passion Fruit Wimbledon Cocktail

The sun is shining and tennis is on TV. It is the wonderful first week of The Championships at Wimbledon. To celebrate I have been making up some glorious cocktails to enjoy in the sun. I give you the delicious strawberry, passion fruit Wimbledon cocktail. It is refreshing and sweet and had a relaxed alcoholic…

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…