Summer smoothies are ideal for on-the-go breakfasts or quick refreshing lunches.
As the weather warms up, Rhodes Quality shared three of their best smoothie recipes that use their new summer-inspired range of juices: Mediterranean Medley, Orange & Passionfruit and Apple & Cherry. Each juice is a blend of 100 percent fruit juices, free from preservatives in a variety of 200ml, 1 litre and 2 litre pack sizes.
Spinach and orange juice smoothie
A fresh fast-morning smoothie packed with greens and vitamins for two.
- 375 ml (1½ cups) Rhodes Quality Orange 100% Fruit Juice Blend
- 1 small cucumber, chopped
- 500 ml (2 cups) fresh spinach, washed
- 1 large banana
- 250 ml (1 cup) ice
- optional: 10 ml (2 tsp) honey
Place the Rhodes Quality Orange 100% Fruit Juice Blend into a blender.
Add the remaining ingredients and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
Carrot, apple, ginger and orange juice
An everyday immune boosting juice. Serves 8 for a family-friendly breakfast.
- 250 ml (1 cup) Rhodes Quality Apple 100% Fruit Juice, chilled
- 250 ml (1 cup) Rhodes Quality Orange 100% Fruit Juice, chilled
- 2.5 ml (½ tsp) Hinds Ground Ginger
- 2 carrots
- 1 cup ice
Place the Rhodes Quality Apple 100% Fruit Juice and the Rhodes Quality Orange 100% Fruit Juice into a liquidiser.
Add the Hinds Ground Ginger, carrots and ice.
Process until smooth.
Serve well chilled.
Peach and ginger smoothie
Fast and fresh breakfast smoothie. Add a little ginger to smoothies for its anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties.
- 1 x 410 g can Rhodes Quality Peach Halves in Syrup, drained
- 5-10 ml (1-2 tsp.) Fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated
- 5 ml (1 tsp.) Honey
- 190 ml Coconut milk
Place the Rhodes Quality Peach Halves in Syrup in a blender.
Add the ginger, honey and coconut milk.
Blend until smooth.
Pour the smoothie over the ice cubes and serve.
Go with goodness
The new Rhodes Quality products can be found on shelf at retailers nationwide – just in time for the summer season.
Maria Soares, Head of Marketing at RFG, says of the new range:
“The new offerings are delicious tasting drinks, perfect on their own, in a mocktail or paired with a tasty meal. Take goodness to brunch, the braai, the picnic, the beach and everywhere you go this summer with Rhodes Quality’s delicious new range of 100% fruit juices, yummy, canned fruits and classic crunchy salad toppers – all perfect pairings for all your favourite summer occasions.”
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