This delicious smoothie is thick, creamy, and full of sweet fruit flavour. The recipe is easily doubled or tripled to serve more, too! I hope you enjoy it.
Skinny strawberry smoothie recipe
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 3/4 cup non-dairy milk (almond milk or cashew milk works well)
- 1 tsp butter extract (you can substitute vanilla extract instead)
- Stevia to taste
- Add all the ingredients to your blender and pulse on high-speed until smooth.
- Pour into a tall glass and drink up.
I quite often start off the day with a fruity yoghurt bowl. I love their smooth, creamy texture. Plus, they’re so quick and easy to mix up!
Yoghurt bowls are also easy on waking up your digestive system, and the shot of probiotics early in the morning will give you a great energy boost. I love this five-minute strawberry yoghurt bowl recipe. I hope you enjoy it!
Five-minute strawberry yoghurt bowl recipe
- 1 cup strawberries, trimmed and diced into small pieces
- 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup fat-free plain or vanilla yoghurt
- Place the strawberries, honey, lemon zest, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a bowl and mix to blend.
- Place the strawberry mixture in a jar, cover and store in the fridge for five minutes.
- Remove from the fridge, then combine with the yoghurt.
- Top with strawberries and nuts for further indulgence. Crushed walnuts, almonds and pistachios are delicious on top of this creamy yoghurt bowl!
Who doesn’t love a light, creamy strawberry milkshake? The only thing with these sweet drinks, though, is that they’re brimming with sugar and calories. So that’s why I decided to formulate a low-calorie recipe… Now we can all enjoy the flavour of a strawberry milkshake without the sugar and calories! Yup, that’s right, all the goodness in this smoothie comes from real fruit…
Frozen strawberry smoothie recipe
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk
- 10-12 frozen strawberries
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- Stevia to taste
- Put all the ingredients into a blender.
- Blend on a medium-low speed until the strawberries are fully crushed and the mixture is smoothly blended.
- Decant into a tall glass and serve immediately.
Can you think of a sweeter and more satisfying combination than fresh banana, strawberries and acai berries topped with crunchy homemade granola? I sure can’t! This smoothie bowl recipe I’m about to share with you makes for a perfect early morning breakfast or late afternoon snack.
Delicious banana, strawberry and acai smoothie bowl recipe
- 1 banana, sliced
- 2 large strawberries, sliced
- 2 cups dried acai berries
- 1/4 cup homemade granola
- 1 cup organic blueberry yoghurt
- Sprinkling of coconut flakes
- Pour the blueberry yoghurt into a small bowl.
- Top the yoghurt bowl with the banana, strawberries, acai berries and granola. Sprinkle with coconut flakes.
- Mix up and serve cold.
Strawberries don’t just satisfy your taste buds… They’re proven beauty enhancers too! In actual fact, these bright berries can work wonders for your skin, Strawberry extracts are used in beauty products of leading brands.
Apart from eating them, you can use strawberries on your skin as a toner, scrub or face mask to get glowing skin in an instant. Here are just a few of the benefits of using strawberries on your skin…
Four ways to use strawberries in your skincare routine
#1: They’re excellent at cleansing
Strawberries have great cleansing properties. You can use their extracts as an ingredient in a homemade skin cleanser, face wash or even bubble bath. The berries contain vitamin C, salicylic acid, antioxidants and exfoliants which gives them their superb cleansing abilities.
#2: They have complexion clearing properties
Strawberry juice has serious lightening properties. You can use it directly on your skin as an effective toner that’ll help remove sun spots, age spots and freckles. Just make sure you rinse it off thoroughly afterwards! After using this juice on your skin you’ll have a glowing complexion instantly.
#3: They’re protective against the sun
Strawberries are high in ellagic acid. So, when you apply the berries topically to your skin, you’ll be protected from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun, which are primarily responsible for skin ageing. The perfect natural SPF!
#4: They can stave off ageing
The high vitamin C and antioxidant content in strawberries can help prevent damage caused by free radicals to your skin and body. Free radicals occur during the process of transformation of food into energy. Free radical damage can speed up the ageing process.