Boosted Strawberry Balsamic Thickshake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vanilla yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice) – more or less to desired consistency
  • 1 cup of frozen strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon of cashew butter (sub 2 tablespoons of raw cashews, soak in boiling water for 10 minutes before blending if you don’t have a high-powered blender)
  • 1 tablespoon of Beforeyouspeak Vanilla Creamer
  • 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of ice – more or less to desired consistency

Optional add-ins

  • Melted dark chocolate to swirl your glass with happiness
  • 1/2-1 cup cauliflower or zucchini (pre-steamed & frozen works best) – a great way to get an extra (undetectable) serve of veg & make your smoothie extra thick
  • 1 teaspoon of maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon of flaxmeal/ground flax – for healthy fats & extra fiber
  • 1-2 scoops of collagen
  • 1 scoop protein powder – for extra protein (vanilla or chocolate would work best here)

Method

  1. Place all smoothie ingredients into your blender and process until smooth, creamy and well combined.
  2. Pour into a chilled glass or mason jar then top with toppings of choice.
  3. Enjoy!

Makes 1 Shake

 

Recipe by Emma Swanston (@emsswanston)