Choc Cherry and Lavender Smoothie

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Choc Cherry and Lavender Smoothie

Now that summer is on the way I’m getting ready to pull out those delicious morning smoothies again. During winter I’m much more of a porridge or egg kind of person. I prefer warming foods for all my meals during the colder weather. However, when summer starts knocking on the door, I like to think about smoothies and salads.

As part of my lavender month I thought I would try making a smoothie with lavender in. A little while ago I made a Choc Cherry Smoothie and I decided to make a few changes. Then I added lavender to the breakfast drink as well. The lavender gave this drink a little extra flavour and I thought it was delicious. Although maybe an acquired taste. Let me know what you think once you try it.

Choc Cherry and Lavender Smoothie

Serves 1

Equipment needed

  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping Board
  • Teaspoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Nutribullet (We bought this on Amazon.)

Ingredients

  • Avocado x 1/2
  • Banana x 1
  • Medjool dates x 2
  • Brazil Nuts x 4
  • Pumpkin seeds x 1 tbsp
  • Hemp seeds x 1tbsp
  • Flax seed oil x 1 tsp
  • Cherries x 1 handful
  • Oat Milk x 200mls
  • Kale x 1 large handful
  • Raw cacao powder x 1 tbsp
  • Ground sweet cinnamon x 1 tsp
  • Local honey x 1 tsp (optional)
  • Lavender x 4 – 6 stalks

Method

  • Start by cutting your avocado in half and leaving the stone in one half.
  • Put that in a tupperware box and store in the fridge until you want to use it.
  • Add the half with no stone to the Nutribullet or food processor (having removed the skin first, of course!).
  • Along with the banana, pecans, mixed seeds, medjool dates, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, flax seed oil, cherries, oat milk, kale, raw cacao powder, cinnamon, local honey (optional) and lavender.
  • Blend all the ingredients together until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass or drink from the Nutribullet cup and enjoy.
Choc Cherry and Lavender Smoothie

Choc Cherry and Lavender Smoothie is a delicious breakfast drink. The lavender also adds a refreshing change in taste to this smoothie. It’s certainly a breakfast I will be having again. All of these ingredients are freezable so you could make a couple of batches and freeze them. To save time this is one that could be made the night before and eaten in the morning. It also makes a great mid morning or afternoon snack. However you decide to drink/eat this smoothie, as always, please enjoy.

Are you a smoothie person and would you try lavender in your breakfast drink? Let me know in the comments below and please don’t forget to like and follow me. Thank you. xxx