Boost your morning smoothie with this spice blend. It has a kick from the cayenne and black pepper, and a delicious sharpness from the amchur dried mango powder – which means there’s no need to mess about with squeezing lemons first thing in the morning.
As well as tasting delicious, this hit of natural, plant-based spice first thing in the morning is great for the metabolism. Our favourite recipe is for a green smoothie.
GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE
Blend 250ml apple juice with one ripe banana and 2 handfuls (50g) fresh spinach (or 120g frozen spinach, squeezed). Then add a teaspoon of the Smoothie Blend to put a real spring in your step.
Recipe also found here.
Amchur mango powder, cayenne pepper, ground black pepper
The Smoothie Blend contains amchur, which is loaded with vitamin C. It also contains cayenne pepper which is thought to boost the metabolism, energise and satiate appetites. The black pepper is also key for helping the body absorb the nutrients from the fruit, vegetables and spices – to read more, click HERE.