Gracious Living Creamy Lemon Basil Smoothie in Sweat Equity Mag

In Juice + Smoothies, Recipesby Grace Van BerkumLeave a Comment


Always an honour to be a part of Sweat Equity Magazine, showcasing the best in the wellness biz. This month featuring amazing Kino MacGregor, with Gracious Living recipes and articles. Issue June/July 2015, page 41.


Also this month, read Gracious Living article “6 Ways To Love Yourself More”, page 29-30. Gracious Living Creamy Lemon Basil Smoothie

A vegan creamy smoothie that is energizing and satisfying. The combo of lemon, basil, and coconut is unique and deliciously divine.

1 serving Sunwarrior WarriorBlend Vanilla Protein powder
1 frozen banana
1 peeled lemon, cut into chunks
5-6 basil leaves
1-2 tbsp coconut manna butter (or 1/2 cup fresh coconut meat)
2-3 cups of water

Handful of ice.  Blend till super creamy.

Top with unsweetened shredded coconut.


*Use fresh mint instead of basil.
*Use frozen papaya instead of banana.
*Add bee pollen for an extra protein boost.
*Add 1 tbsp chia gel for added fibre and protein.
*Add 1 packet of Sport Herbs from Four Sigma Foods for a natural energy boost that is great for organ health.


Discover more plant powered smoothies with me at a Gracious Living Lifestyle Retreat at a Tropical location!

You are what you eat.
You are what you think.

~Gracious Living Lifestyle  XO

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