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Blackberry & ginger chia fresca

Ingredients (serves 4)
135g blackberries (washed)
3 tbsp chia seeds
1 small piece of ginger
Juice 1/2 lime
800 ml water
3 tbsp maple syrup
Ice cubes to serve

Place the chia seeds in a glass with 400ml of water and leave to swell for 20mins
Place the ginger, berries, maple syrup, lime juice and 400 ml of water into a blender and blend well
Add in the chia seed gel and blend briefly
Serve over ice

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Beetroot and berry smoothie

1 tbsp of powdered beetroot or 1 small peeled cooked beetroot
1 handful frozen berries
1 date
200ml almond milk
1 small handful frozen kale
1/2 frozen banana

Optional add ons
1 tsp chia seeds
1tbsp fresh berries
1 tbsp flaked almonds

Place the beetroot, frozen berries, milk, date, kale and banana into a blender and blend until smooth
Pour into a glass and top with berries, almonds and chia


Watermelon juice

2 large slices watermelon
1 raw beetroot
2 large carrots

Chop all the fruit and vegetables
Place into the juicer – beetroot first and watermelon last (this is just because the water content of the melon will flush the juicer out making it easier to clean and ensuring that you get all the beetrooty goodness)
Pour over ice cubes

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Chia Parfait

1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup chia
1 cup frozen berries
2 cups almond milk
2 dates

Place all the ingredients into a blender and mix for 2 minutes
Pour into a container and leave overnight (or for two hours)
Stir in some fresh chopped berries and nuts