Rooibos Smoothies

Rooibos has numerous health benefits so why not add a Rooibos smoothie to your daily regime.

iol.co.za recently shared 4 great smoothie recipes and we love them all!

Ingredients for 1 serving of a ROOIBOS, STRAWBERRY AND ORANGE SMOOTHIE

  • 1-2 Laager Rooibos tea bags
  • 125 ml boiling water
  • 225 g frozen strawberries
  • ½ a peeled and chopped orange
  • 125 g silken tofu
  • 1 tbsp vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp liquid honey, optional

 

Method

  • Put the Laager Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water.
  • Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Put the tea, berries, tofu and protein powder into a blender and process until smooth.
  • Sweeten to taste with honey and pour into glasses. 
  • Serve immediately.

 

BLUEBERRY POMEGRANATE ROOIBOS ANTIOXIDANT SMOOTHIE

Ingredients for 2 medium servings

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 Tbsp whey or hemp protein
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed or hemp oil
  • 10-15 ml lemon juice
  • 2-3 bags of Laager Rooibos tea
  • 1,5 cups boiling water plus 1 cup ice

 

Method

  • Put the Laager Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  • Put the remainder of the ingredients and the tea into a blender and process until smooth. Sweeten (if necessary) to taste with honey and pour into glasses.
  • Serve immediately.

 

ROOIBOS, YOUNGBERRY AND BANANA SMOOTHIE

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 1 ½ bananas
  • 1-2 Laager Rooibos tea bags
  • 125 ml boiling water
  • 1/3 cup frozen berries (youngberries or raspberries)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 250 ml plain yoghurt
  • Chia seeds or sunflower seeds
  • Goji berries

 

Method

  • Put the Laager Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  • Combine all ingredients into a blender besides the chia seeds and goji berries.
  • Blend until creamy and top with chia seeds and goji berries.
  • Serve immediately.

 

GREEN ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 1 small apple, cored
  • 5 cm piece cucumber
  • 1 stalk celery, including leaves
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, including stems
  • 1 cup baby greens (your choice of spinach, chard, kale)
  • 1/8 slice of lemon (including rind)
  • 10 ml lemon juice
  • 1 kiwi peeled
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • 1 Tbsp chia or sunflower seeds (optional)
  • 1 cup brewed Laager Green Rooibos tea, chilled
  • 6-8 ice cubes

 

Method

  • Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a high-powered blender.
  • Blend on high until smooth.
  • Add ice cubes one at a time until fully crushed and mixed.
  • Serve immediately.

 

Reference: http://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/food-drink/recipes/stave-off-colds-and-flue-with-rooibos-power-smoothies-8743509

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