Almost everything I needed to get started arrived in a very intriguing looking box one morning and I promptly began looking for recipes to get inspired. I have to admit I wasn't very adventurous and I mostly stuck to just using fruits. I wouldn't describe myself as particularly fussy but I am sometimes reluctant to try things even though I'll most likely end up liking them in the end. My favourite combination so far has been strawberry, apple and blueberry and I was pleasantly surprised by how nice carrot and apple tasted. It was insanely bright orange but thankfully the apple stopped the carrot being too overpowering flavour wise.
I'm really surprised by how quickly making a smoothie each morning has become a part of my routine. The Heston Blumenthal Juicer* is really good. It's so simple to use and most importantly, it's easy to clean. Admittedly I do still think gathering all the ingredients together each morning is a little bit of a faff and sometimes I would still much prefer to have that extra 10 minutes in bed, but I feel SO much better and I'm no longer a grumpy monster come mid-morning! Maybe I'll even start being a little more adventurous with the combinations I try...maybe!
Do you like smoothies?
Any favourite recipes I should try?
P.S. This is not a sponsored post. Alpro very kindly gifted me with the things I needed to get started but I'm not being paid to write this!