New Year Smoothies

Bye Bye January Blues

It’s January and the smoothie bandwagon is well and truly rolling. Of course we’re tagging along, and because the internet is a jungle, we’ve hunted down the top 5 smoothie recipes to get you through the January blues.

Madeleine Shaw Green Smoothie January Recipe Nutri Bullet New YearImage: Shanyaraleonie

Madeleine Shaw’s New Year Green Smoothie


300ml of rice milk
1 tsp of honey
25g of spinach
2 tbsp of cashews butter
½ avocado


Place everything into your blender and blend until smooth.

Hemsley and Hemsley blood orange smoothie with beetroot avocado and raw honey
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Hemsley and Hemsley’s The Love Smoothie


1 small/medium beetroot
3 medium sized blood oranges
1 medium ripe avocado
1tbsp raw honey
Seeds from half a vanilla pod or 1 tsp vanilla extract
250ml filtered water


Scrub the beetroot and slice into quarters or grate if you don’t have a high powered blender. Peel the blood oranges, half crossways and remove any pips. Halve the avocado and scoop out the flesh. Add the beetroots, blood orange flesh, avocado flesh, raw honey, vanilla extract and water to the blender. Pulse a few times and then blend until smooth

Jamie Oliver Smoothie Recipe Almond Milk Passion Fruit
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Jamie Oliver’s Almond, Banana & Passion Fruit Smoothie


1 large ripe banana
500 ml almond milk
1 teaspoon almond essence , optional
4 ripe passion fruit


Peel the banana and place in a blender with the almond milk and almond essence (if using). Halve the passion fruit, then scrape most of the pulp into the blender and blitz to combine. Serve in tall glasses, over ice if you like, with the remaining passion fruit pulp spooned over the top.

Deliciously Ella Banana Date and Almond Shake smoothie
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Deliciously Ella’s Banana, Date & Almond Shake


2 large ripe bananas
1 and a 1/2 cups of almond milk (make sure it’s cold)
6 medjool dates
2 teaspoons of almond butter
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
Optional: 2 teaspoons of maca for an energy boost


Peel the bananas and remove the stones from the dates. Then place all the ingredients in a blender and blend into a creamy deliciousness, this should take 2-3 minutes. Sip, serve and love.

Beetroot pomegranate smoothie from Green Kitchen Stories
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Green Kitchen Stories’s Be Better Beetroot & Strawberry Smoothie


1 handful frozen strawberries
1 raw beetroot, peeled (shredded if you don’t have a high-speed blender)
3 tbsp pomegranate seeds
2 tbsp dried goji berries, optional
2 fresh dates, pitted
2 tbsp chia seeds or flax seeds
1 inch fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 pinch ground vanilla or extract
1 cup almond milk or plant milk of your choice


Mix all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Add more liquid if it feels too thick.


We’ll be blending some delicious smoothies at The Rock Café this summer. In the meantime, why not send your favourite smoothie recipes to and you might just see them on the menu!