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Rooibos Rocks immune boosting smoothies

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There are so many Cold & Flu medicines on the market, but with the health benefits and high level of antioxidants in rooibos tea, it is a much healthier alternative. Here is a list from the Rooibos Council for 8 absolutely delicious, antioxidant-packed Rooibos smoothies you can make to boost your immune system to beat Colds and Flu.

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ROOIBOS, STRAWBERRY AND ORANGE SMOOTHIE

Rooibos Rocks smoothie

INGREDIENT for 1 serving

  • 1 – 2 Rooibos tea bags
  • 125 ml boiling water
  • 225 g frozen strawberries
  • ½ a peeled and chopped orange
  • 125 g silken tofu
  • 1 tbsp vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp liquid honey, optional

METHOD

  1. Put the Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  2. Put the tea, berries, tofu, and protein powder into a blender and process until smooth. Sweeten to taste with honey and pour into glasses. Serve immediately.

Handy tips:

BLUEBERRY POMEGRANATE ROOIBOS ANTIOXIDANT SMOOTHIE

BLUEBERRY POMEGRANATE ROOIBOS ANTIOXIDANT SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 2 medium servings

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 Tbsp whey or hemp protein
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed or hemp oil
  • 10 – 15 ml lemon juice
  • 2 – 3 bags of Rooibos tea
  • 1,5 cups boiling water plus 1 cup ice

 METHOD

  1. Put the Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  2. Put the remainder of the ingredients and the tea into a blender and process until smooth. Sweeten (if necessary) to taste with honey and pour into glasses. Serve immediately.

ROOIBOS, YOUNGBERRY AND BANANA SMOOTHIE

ROOIBOS, YOUNGBERRY AND BANANA SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 1 serving

  • 1 ½ bananas
  • 1 – 2 Rooibos tea bags
  • 125 ml boiling water
  • 1/3 cup frozen berries (youngberries or raspberries)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 250 ml plain yoghurt
  • Chia seeds or sunflower seeds
  • Goji berries

METHOD

  1. Put the Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  2. Combine all ingredients into a blender besides the chia seeds and goji berries.
  3. Blend until creamy and top with chia seeds and goji berries.
  4. Serve immediately.

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GREEN ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

GREEN ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

INGREDENTS for 1 serving

  • 1 small apple, cored
  • 5 cm piece cucumber
  • 1 stalk celery, including leaves
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, including stems
  • 1 cup baby greens (your choice of spinach, chard, kale)
  • 1/8 slice of lemon (including rind)
  • 10 ml lemon juice
  • 1 kiwi peeled
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • 1 Tbsp chia or sunflower seeds (optional)
  • 1 cup brewed Green Rooibos tea, chilled
  • 6-8 ice cubes

METHOD

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a high-powered blender.
  2. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Add ice cubes one at a time until fully crushed and mixed.
  4. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

  • Add an extra peach or lemon flavoured Rooibos tea bag

PEAR AND ROOIBOS VANILLA SMOOTHIE

PEAR AND ROOIBOS VANILLA SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 1 serving

  • 1 Rooibos tea bag
  • Couple of drops of Vanilla Essence
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) boiling water
  • 2 pears, cored and diced (no need to peel, unless you want to)
  • 1 – 2 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons oats
  • 250 ml plain yoghurt
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) rice (or soy / almond / cow) milk, chilled
  • 5 ml lemon juice

 METHOD

  1. Place the tea bag into a mug and pour over the boiling water. Add the honey and vanilla essence and stir to dissolve.
  2. Let the tea bag steep for 1-5 minutes depending on the strength you like.
  3. Remove the tea bag and refrigerate the tea for a few minutes to cool.
  4. Put the pear and oats into a blender and pour over the tea.
  5. Pour in the rice milk and blend until smooth.
  6. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

  • The thinness of the rice milk keeps it light and fruity

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CHAI ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

CHAI ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 1 serving

  • 1/4 cup of brewed Rooibos Chai tea, cooled to room temperature
  • 1/2 medium ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 or 2 tbs of raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground ginger
  • Optional: add a protein powder
  • Ice – a couple of handfuls

METHOD

  1. Add all of the above ingredients and ice to a blender
  2. Blend until creamy smooth
  3. Garnish with banana slices and a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired

Handy tip:

  • This simple chai tea smoothie is a slightly sweet and definitely spicy treat and is gluten-free and dairy-free.

GRANADILLA, PEACH AND CITRUS ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

GRANADILLA, PEACH AND CITRUS ROOIBOS SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 4 medium servings

  • 500 ml boiling water
  • 2 – 4 Rooibos Teabags
  • 2 oranges / grapefruit / naartjies peeled
  • 2 peaches, rinsed and cut up
  • 500 ml plain yoghurt
  • 115 g granadilla pulp
  • 10 ml lime or lemon juice
  • Honey as needed

METHOD

  1. Add boiling water to the teabags and remove them after 7 minutes. Set aside and let the tea cool down.
  2. Puree citrus, peaches, yogurt, granadilla pulp, and tea in a blender until thick and smooth.
  3. Add honey and stir.
  4. Serve chilled.

ROOIBOS NUTTY SMOOTHIE

ROOIBOS NUTTY SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS for 1 serving

  • 2 – 3 Rooibos teabags
  • 250 ml boiling water
  • 1 – 2 bananas
  • 250 ml almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut, cashew, or almond butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp liquid honey, optional
  • 10 – 15 ml lemon juice
  • Sprinkle on cinnamon (optional

METHOD

  1. Put the Rooibos bags in a teapot or heatproof jug and pour over the water. Steep for 8 to 10 minutes, then remove the bag. Leave to cool.
  2. Put the tea, bananas, almond milk, peanut/cashew/almond butter and protein powder into a blender and process until smooth. Sweeten to taste with honey and pour into glasses. Serve immediately or transfer to a thermos.

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