Who said that smoothies should be enjoyed in the summertime only?
With these brand new recipes from the smoothie expert Eliq Maranik, the high season for smoothies has moved to the coldest time of the year! The fresh, fruity and nutritious smoothies, that are flavored with typical warm winter spices such as ginger and cinnamon, will sweeten those cold winter nights and provide you with the nutrients your body craves, such as vitamins, micronutrients and fiber.
Whether you are new to the world of blending or an experienced smoothie veteran, this book will open your eyes to a whole new world of smoothie making. With straightforward introductory chapters, from the buying and handling of fruit and vegetables, your choice of blender and the preparation of the foodstuffs, you will quickly acquire the necessary knowledge required to make smoothies like a pro.
The Smoothies themselves are presented in three different chapters. Hot smoothies, such as kiwi, mango and ornage with green tea, or raspberry and chamomile, will keep you snug over the winter months. Cold, fruity, spicy and light winter smoothies will enusre that bothersome head colds remain a thing of the past. Treat yourself to a spicy citrus kick, or the supergreen winter smoothie. The final section presents substantial, creamy, satisfying smoothies. Feast upon a strawberry, banana and oat smoothie, or what about a seasonal pumpkin protein smoothie.
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About the Author
Eliq Maranik worked in gastronomy before starting as a freelance Art Director for book production, and has since then specialized in high-quality cookbooks. As an expert on smoothies she has gained international recognition.
Table of Contents
Buying and handling fruit and vegetables 10
Choose vegetables, fruit, and berries with care 10
Buy organic 10
Wash and scrub 10
To peel or not to peel 11
Freezing berries and fruit 11
Choosing a blender and how to use it 13
Herbs and herbal infusions 17
Gathering and drying 18
Herbs for herbal infusions 18
Nut, seed, and oat milk 21
Preparing smoothies in advance 22
Ready-to-blend parcels 22
Freezing smoothies in bottles 22
Hot smoothies 25
Cold, fruity, spicy, and light winter smoothies 67
Substantial, creamy, satisfying smoothies 89
Index of recipes 143