Mandarin Cinnamon Smoothie

Mandarins are beautiful spring fruits that are refreshing and hydrating. This smoothie has everything you need for a complete meal - protein, complex fibre rich carbohydrates and good sources of fat. Apart from the delicious flavour cinnamon adds to your smoothie, it is great for balancing your blood sugars.


1 mandarin, peeled and pips removed
1 frozen banana, chopped
¼ cup activated cashews
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
1 tablespoon Maca powder
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup coconut water


Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend for 60 sec until smooth and creamy. Pour into glass and enjoy.

Serves 1


Keren is the founder of Vital Assurance, and hopes to bring to you her passion for healthy eating and living.