You are currently using an older version of Internet Explorer, for the best experience of our site we recommend updating to a newer version of one of the following: Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari

Close this message
Lakeland, the home of creative kitchenware

Your basket is currently empty

Smoothies by Liz Franklin



Smoothies are thick and fruity and chock-full of vitamins – a meal in a glass, in fact. There are so many delicious flavour combinations; the list is endless

For 2 glasses

Ingredients

Strawberry and mango smoothie

  • 1 large, ripe mango
  • 250g (9oz) strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yoghurt
  • 250ml (9 fl oz) cold semi-skimmed milk
  • Extra strawberries for garnishing

Orange, papaya and pineapple smoothie

  • 1 large, ripe papaya (paw paw)
  • 2 thick slices from a medium ripe pineapple
  • 300ml (½ pint) orange juice (freshly squeezed if possible)
  • Squeeze of lime juice
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

The way to create the superlative Smoothie is to make sure that you use the ripest fruit possible. When a fruit ripens its natural sweetness intensifies. For instance, a squidgy, black-skinned banana whizzed up with a glass of ice-cold milk will make a glorious, naturally sweet milkshake, packed with banana flavour. On the other hand, choose an unripe banana, and you have a drink that tastes of nothing.

Strawberry and mango smoothie

  • Place the fruit in a blender, Smoothie Maker or use the Bamix De Luxe and whiz until smooth. Add the yoghurt and milk and whiz again. Pour into glasses, garnish with a strawberry and serve immediately.

Orange, papaya and pineapple smoothie

  • Peel and deseed the papaya. Chop the flesh and place it into a blender, food processor or Smoothie Maker. Peel the pineapple, chop the flesh and add this as well. Add the orange juice, a squeeze of lime juice and a few ice cubes. Whiz everything until smooth and serve immediately.

Products you may find helpful with this recipe

Bamix® De Luxe
Bamix® De Luxe
£114.99
4 stars out of 5 based on 36 reviews.
Lakeland Power Blender
Lakeland Power Blender
£69.99
3 stars out of 5 based on 7 reviews.