Monday, 14 July 2014

Blueberry, banana and chia energetic smoothie + Ice cream

   The hot summer afternoons drive us to an inviting atmosphere where we can enjoy light and natural meals, raw, if possible.

    I have been also following my body call for light meals based on liquids. So, I have been  on a daily routine of juices and smoothies and a warm soup at the end of the day.
    I always start the day with a green juice as it produces a very nice effect and it is an excellent detox to waken the body and the mind as well.  It provides a large amount of vitamins (when we drink or eat raw foods all of their natural properties are kept), strengthening the balance sometimes difficult to get through the day, especially because most of times the day runs fast...

    My second day juice has been, a carrot and parsley one. Carrot and parsley when juiced together assume a medicinal effect, nearly a magic potion rich in minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and iron, vitamins A and C. A diuretic juice which is healing, rejuvenating and which stimulates the proper functioning of the immune, nervous and cardiovascular systems. And we even get a natural tanned skin (ideal for this time of the year) as carrots are rich in beta-carotene.
At lunchtime I have an energetic drink with vegetable milk, fruits and seeds. At night, a creamy soup lightly heated ...

    The recipe I’m posting today is one of the raw energetic drinks that I’ve been drinking and which satisfies me for several hours. And to please the entire family, I also prepared an ice-cream variation.

    I used organic, healthy and natural ingredients,  raw, to keep all their natural properties. Eating and drinking healthy make us lighter and happier!

(you get about 750 ml)

200g of blueberries
2 overnight frozen bananas  
200 ml coconut milk + 2 tbsp of chia seeds
200 ml coconut milk

The night before:

1.  Peel the bananas and froze them.
2. Place 200 ml  coconut milk in a bowl, add chia seeds, wrap well and leave it  in the fridge overnight.

The next day:

Wash the blueberries and place them in a food processor. 
Cut up the frozen bananas, add to the blueberries and add also the 200 ml coconut milk. Grind all .
Pour the mixture into a large bowl and add the coconut chia milk that you left in the refrigerator overnight.  Mix it all very gently.
Drink it or put into ice cream forms and freeze to eat when you want ...

Bon appétit!

© veggie delicious food, July  2014

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