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This stunning smoothie bowl is a powerhouse of goodness. Packed with vitamins and anti-inflammatory goodies that the whole family will enjoy and can be ready in five minutes. Smoothie bowls + smoothies can be a great way to enjoy an abundant intake of fruit and vegetables. Blending instead of juicing ensures that all nutrients and fibre remain preserved.
Fantastic if trying to detox as both beetroot and nettles are a great detoxifier of the liver.

Serves 2-4 or more

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium beetroot including leaves if possible (raw or cooked)
  • 1 small handful of nettle leaves (stinging nettle)
  • 1 apple
  • 1 avocado
  • 250 grams berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries etc)</li>
  • ½ -1 banana (opt) for extra sweetness or 2-4 soaked prunes or medjool dates
  • Water to adjust consistency (filtered or mineral, preferably)
    Toppings: Your favourite fruits, bee pollen, nuts, seeds etc
  • Vegetarian
  • Low GI
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Diabetic Friendly
  • Vegan
  • Paleo
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Method

  1. Blend all ingredients together till smooth, check for sweetness and adjust if required.
  2. Scoop into a bowl, add your favourite toppings and enjoy!

Maggie's Tips

    • For more protein, add nut butter, seeds, good quality protein powder, such as “Good Green Stuff ™”
    • When picking nettles make sure to wear gloves and use shears to cut. Place in a plastic bag.
    • Make sure you pick away from busy areas where dogs tend to roam.
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