This smoothie is a heavenly, creamy way to start your day or as an excellent afternoon energy boost. It tastes exquisite and looks beautiful.
Inspired by traditional indian lassi, I’ve boosted its goodness by adding bee pollen, which is rich in B vitamins and nourishing minerals.
Turmeric is also added for its anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties. Turmeric is a true superfood – we should all be finding ways to consume more. Fresh ginger and the other spices ensure this smoothie is really soothing on your digestive system.
All good-for-you intentions aside, you should just make this because it’s delicious, really delicious.
Perfect when paired with a few moments of quiet and a clear sky…
Mango, coconut & bee pollen smoothie with ginger & turmeric
1 mango – peeled and roughly chopped
1 cup coconut milk, coconut yoghurt or live culture dairy yoghurt
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
pinch nutmeg (optional)
1-2 tsp finely grated ginger (start with one if you’re tentative about ginger)
1 heaped tsp bee pollen granules plus more for sprinkling on top
1 large handful ice
Place all ingredients except ice into a blender and process until very well combined.
Add ice and blitz until crushed.
Serve in a tall glass with bee pollen sprinkled on top.