Festive Smoothies!

Celebrate the holiday season with fun, festive drinks that WON’T throw a wrench into your healthy lifestyle! We’re getting into the spirit in a way that ANY health and natural foods store would… with holiday-inspired smoothie recipes! NATURALLY! Although these creamy and luscious smoothies may taste sweet and indulgent, they’re actually packed with all kinds of vitamins and minerals! Sound like a holiday drink you can get on board with? Well keep on reading! ENJOY!

Three Healthy, Holiday-Inspired Smoothie Recipes! – Brit, Team Ambrosia

The holidays are definitely “the most wonderful time of the year”… but they’re ALSO one of the more stressful and indulgent times too! I’m already getting knots in my stomach just THINKING about planning for the holiday season this year. So whether you’re looking for an extra boost of energy to help you battle the malls, tackle your ever-growing “Holiday To-Do list”, or keep you on track with your diet during holiday events… I’ve got the perfect solution for you! HOLIDAY SMOOTHIES! Why? Because they are a wonderful way to enjoy all of your favourite holiday flavours without the added sugars and calories.

Below are three different recipes that will help you curb indulgent holiday cravings… without sacrificing on your favourite, festive flavours!

Peppermint Mocha

  • 1 1/2 oz organic baby spinach
  • 1 organic banana – peeled
  • 1 organic apple – chopped
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint – stemmed
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp Navitas Organic Cacao Powder – on SALE this month for $5.55
  • 1 cup Silk vanilla almond milk

Maple Cranberry Tart

  • 2 organic apples – chopped
  • 2 oz Stahlbush Frozen Cranberries – on SALE this month for $4.44
  • 1 tbsp Canadian Heritage maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp walnuts
  • 1 tsp lucuma powder
  • 1 cup water

Orange Gingerbread

  • 2 handfuls organic baby kale
  • 1 organic orange – peeled
  • 1/2 inch organic ginger – peeled – on SALE for a limited time!
  • 1 tbsp currants – on SALE This month for $4.44/lb
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

** For all recipes simply add the ingredients into a blender and blend!

Let us know if you give any of these recipes a try!!

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