Nutribullet Recipes : 5 Quick and Tasty Smoothies To Try At Home

Got yourself the most popular kitchen gadget of 2015 but not sure where to start with making up your fruity drinks at home? Look no further, as we have tried and tested five healthy, and tasty recipes to whizz up in your Nutribullet – from your pre-run boost to a morning-after detox drink, these easy-to-make concoctions are delicious and packed full of goodies.
Just in case you’re not up to date with what’s hot in the world of kitchen appliances, the Nutribullet is the perfect combination of blender and juicer that quickly pulverizes veg, fruit, nuts and seeds to get all the goodness minus any waste. It was a huge seller over last Christmas and a big favourite amongst celebrities like the Duchess of Cambridge and Miranda Kerr.
Get in on the action with our guide to tasty Nutribullet recipes…

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

2 tablespoons Chia Seeds
2 tablespoons Cacao Powder
2 tablespoons Raw, Organic Honey
½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
¾ cup Almond Milk

Instructions
Add all solid ingredients to the Tall Cup. Fill to the Max Line with liquids and blend until smooth, approximately 30 seconds. Let it settle in the fridge for at least 1-2 hours. Sprinkle with your favourite toppings, including cacao nibs, coconut flakes, almond pieces, and more

Description
This delightful little dessert will absolutely hit the spot if you’re craving a sweet, healthy chocolate treat.
Chia seeds are superstars when it comes to health. High in nutrients and with very few calories, they are high in fibre and are known for satiating hungry bellies, helping maintain weight loss and making the perfect addition to your daily breakfast. They’re also loaded with antioxidants and nutrients and is known for its healthy heart benefits.

Pineapple Detox Blast

2 handfuls of kale
½ cup pineapple
½ small cucumber
2 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ cup mint
To max line water

Instructions
Add all ingredients to your Tall Cup
Fill to Max line with liquids
Blend until smooth, approximately 30 seconds

Description
Detox your socks off with this refreshing Blast, full of digestion-friendly pineapple and enzyme-rich kale. Mint is a known digestion easer and adds a nice, refreshing taste to your Blast. What’s not to love?
Red, White and Blueberry Surprise
¼ cup blueberries
3 strawberries
½ banana
10 almonds
1 splash vanilla
1 cup almond milk
Instructions
Add all ingredients to your Tall Cup
Fill to Max line with liquids
Blend until smooth, approximately 30 seconds

Description
Perfect as a light, afternoon snack or a post dinner dessert, you’ll finish this in no time flat. It’s packed with low glycemic blueberries, antioxidant-rich strawberries and a hint of vanilla, so you can feel good about eating right – even when you’re eating sweet!

Pre-Run Buzz

½ tall cup Spinach
½ cup Strawberries
1 Orange
1 tablespoon Hemp Seeds
0 to Max Line Green Tea

Instructions
Add all ingredients to your NutriBullet Tall Cup and extract for 30 seconds, or until smooth… Enjoy!

Description
The caffeine found in tea has been shown to boost cardiovascular performance. Strawberries and oranges are both low glycemic index fruits that contain high levels of vitamin C, which when combined with the iron found in spinach, helps the body move oxygen through the blood and into working muscles. Hemp seeds offer easily digestible protein.

Sweet Dreams Blast

1 handful Spinach
1 Banana
½ cup Cherries
1 teaspoon Honey
1 handful Almonds
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 Splash Vanilla
0 to Max Line Almond Milk

Instructions
Add all solid ingredients to the Tall Cup. Fill to the Max Line with liquids and blend until smooth, approximately 30 seconds.

Description
Banana contains melatonin and serotonin, which both help you sleep soundly, and contains magnesium as well, a known muscle relaxant. That, along with cherries (also high in melatonin) and honey, a natural sleep aid used for years, this Blast will knock you out – in the best way possible.
For best results, enjoy this Blast a few hours before bedtime.