Berry Coconut Dandelion Chai Smoothie

Give your immune system a boost with the protective spices in chai tea and the antioxidant power of Bare Berries.

Give your immune system a boost with the protective spices in chai tea and the antioxidant power of Bare Berries and Organic Vanilla Bean NZ Whey Protein Concentrate. This smoothie is absolutely delicious (and might just help you stave off a cold too)!

Berry Coconut Dandelion Chai Smoothie

Servings
2
Prep time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Ingredients

For the smoothie

  • 1 young coconut (use all the water and scoop out some of the meat)
  • 1/3 cup mixed frozen organic berries
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 tsp Bare Berries
  • 60ml dandelion chai concentrate (3-4 ice-cubes if frozen - recipe below)
  • 2 Serving Bare Blends Organic Vanilla Bean NZ Whey Protein Concentrate

Dandelion Chai Concentrate

  • 2 Cups of water
  • 5 Dandelion Tea bags (or any standard black tea)
  • 1/3 Cup organic rapadura (unrefined whole cane sugar)
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 8 cardamon pods
  • 10 cloves
  • 2 whole star anise pods
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 vanilla bean split in half
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • A 5cm slice of ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey

Directions

1. To make the Dandelion Chai Concentrate, boil water in a pot, then add all ingredients except honey and simmer for 5 minutes.Turn off heat and remove tea bags. Allow spices to steep for another 15 minutes before straining and adding honey to taste. 2. Add all of the smoothie ingredients including the dandelion chai concentrate to a blender, and blend until smooth and creamy.

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At Bare Blends we take a holistic approach to your nutrition and wellness; producing delicious natural & organic superfood blends that nourish and nurture an active body + mind. All products are sugar and gluten free. From Kakadu to the Andean ranges, we've selected the highest quality ancient, raw and organic superfoods and combined them with Native and New Zealand whey proteins. We believe we make the best tasting natural protein powder in Australia.

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