The blistering days of summer ‘17 are history. But the year’s nowhere near done. In fact, we’re about to hit the best time yet: the festive months and shopping season. Such exciting times mean you’ll need all the energy you can get! And we’ve discovered some tasty, energizing drinks you can make at home when you’re in the mood to slip something more delicious into your glass.

Go-Nuts Peanut Butter Shake

Salty nuts and shakes might not sound tantalizing – but this shake is not only delicious, it can fill you up, acting as a meal, plus it also goes well with most savory snacks.

Protein Drink vs. Meal Replacement

Pure protein drinks, such as protein powders, are designed for muscle recovery and growth. Alternatively, meal replacements have all macros (protein, carb, fat), plus other vitamins and minerals that can sustain your body until your next meal.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp low-fat, extra chunky peanut butter
  • 200 ml almond milk
  • Raw honey, to taste (if you’re making this for someone who doesn’t like the taste of honey, you can substitute this with a chocolate hazelnut spread)
  • 1tbsp Flax Seed powder

Directions:

  1. Blend all of your ingredients until a shake is mixed, refrigerate until ice-cold, and enjoy.
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Virgin Ice-Splice

Some drinks are extra exciting because with a simple shot of your favorite spirit they can come to life and are a treat to offer to guests.

Fight Winter Weight

As the weather cools, your body is naturally accumulating insulation. But as we come to the season of parties, insulation probably isn‘t what you’re craving. Adding some Meyer Lemons to this icy refresher could see your metabolism boosted as the Meyer Lemon blasts metabolism-destroying toxins from your liver.

Ingredients:

  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 150 g fresh, finely chopped pineapple
  • 23 crushed almonds
  • 2 mint leaves, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup ice

Directions:

  1. Blend pineapple and mint with 100 ml coconut milk until the pineapple has completely broken down.
  2. Add your ice and blend until the ice has shredded.
  3. Add the final 100 ml coconut milk and blend for 5 seconds.
  4. Serve in a cool glass.

 

Nutty Date with a Banana

George of the Jungle would’ve enjoyed a visit to your house if this is in your glasses.

Why You Should Peel a Banana

Bananas are an excellent source of fiber, and when you have bananas to start your day, you give your body the glycogen it needs for energy. And by giving your body glycogen from bananas to your body, it won’t rob it from your muscles.

Ingredients:

  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ¼ cup crushed walnuts
  • 200 ml almond milk
  • Raw honey, to taste
  • Cinnamon  

Directions:

  1. Blend 100 ml almond milk, dates, and walnuts, until liquid is created.
  2. Add banana and the remaining almond milk. Blend.
  3. Add honey to suit your tastes and blend.
  4. Serve in a chilled glass and sprinkle with cinnamon.

 

Mancado

These flavors naturally blend together to create the perfect taste-mix. It goes well with a light salad so that you can enjoy a vitamin-rich meal.

Avocado juice: fun fact

Many languages translate avocado milk to avocado juice on the concept that a beverage made from a fruit is a juice, and the avocado is a fruit.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 soft avocados, skin removed, chopped into pieces
  • 2 mangoes, soft, skin removed, chopped into pieces
  • 200 ml almond milk

Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients together until your shake forms. Add more milk if the liquid is too thick.
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Choco-Guaco Shake

This naughty-but-nice shake will convince your taste buds that you have? something that has far more sugar in it than this delicious shake has

Health Benefits of Natural Organic Cocoa

You might associate cocoa with sweet, packaged chocolate. And while cocoa beans do make chocolate, the operative word in their name is “bean”. They are an excellent source of iron, calcium, and magnesium, and are loaded with antioxidants.

Ingredients:

  • 2 avocados, soft, skin removed, chopped into pieces
  • 200 ml almond milk
  • 2 tsp raw cocoa
  • Raw Honey to sweeten to taste

Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients until a liquid is formed.
  2. Refrigerate, then serve ice-cold.

 

Coffee Date

Serve it with a macaroon, and you’ve brought a coffee shop to your own home, a far more affordable coffee shop experience.

International Coffee Day

Coffee is such a vital part of the lives of many that it has its very own day on October 1st each year. It is served hot, cold, iced, in cakes, cups, sauces, in shots, from America to Abu Dhabi, and everywhere in between for its health, taste, and social benefits.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5tsp coffee
  • 150 ml almond milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • Raw honey to taste

Directions:

  1. Blend ice and coffee until the ice has broken down. Add milk and honey. Blend to mix but don’t over-blend as you want to avoid breaking the ice down so much that it becomes water.
  2. Ready to make this drink super? The Matcha is being added to grocery lists worldwide for its superfood benefits – and it can slip into almost any recipe you can create!

It’s a Knockout

A powerhouse drink that’s tasty, healthy, and energy-fuelled is a drink worth mixing.

Saffron

This mix includes the delicious but expensive saffron. Saffron is a flower extract from Southwest Asia that has been used for centuries in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines, and it is also used as a holistic treatment for depression, menstrual pain, insomnia, and many other health issues.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of saffron powder
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 200 ml almond milk
  • 50 g instant oats
  • 20 crushed almonds
  • 5 crushed walnuts
  • 1 tbsp raw honey

Directions:

  1. Swift and simple: add all of your ingredients to your blender and blend until combined and a frothing head has risen on your shake.
  2. Garnish with a pinch of saffron and serve.

 

After a long summer, it’s time to prepare for the busy season ahead of you. You’ll need all the body-fuel you can get to have the energy to do it, so sip a healthy drink to get you going. Doing all of your end-of-year shopping online will make the season even easier – and Earning Dubli.com Cash Back for those Purchases will make for an even better season! New to online shopping? Check out these Dos and Dont’s to become an online shopping pro.

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