Whether you’ve just opened a new tub of Vega® Essentials or Vega® Clean* Protein, or you feel like you need some new smoothie inspiration, we are here to help you mix it up with our favourite flavour pairings. These will take your smoothie combos up a notch, just build from the Base Smoothie Recipe and away you go!
Base Smoothie Recipe
- 250 mL liquid (water, juice, plant-based drink like coconut or almond)
- 125 g ice or frozen fruit
- 1 scoop Vega® Essentials or Vega® Clean* Protein.
- 1-2 handfuls greens (kale, spinach)
- 1 serving fats (avocado, nut butter)
- 1 tsp spices (cayenne pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg)
- 1 handful chopped vegetables or fruit (cucumber, celery, apple)
- 1-3 cm root (ginger, turmeric)
Blend until smooth. Serve cold.
If you love…Vega® Essentials Vanilla
Imagine the taste of a bowl of creamy vanilla ice cream, this is what you get when you use Vega® Essentials Vanilla. This decadent flavour pairs best with all your favourite ice cream toppings: chocolate, cherries and banana.
Perfect pairings: Berries, Banana, Cardamom, Cherries, Chocolate, Oats.
If you love…Vega® Clean* Protein Vanilla
This classic flavour tastes great with the usual suspects for smoothie ingredients, like greens, banana and strawberries.
Perfect pairings: Apricots, Avocado, Beets, Berries, Cloves, Coffee, Ginger, Lemon, Maple syrup, Most Fruits, Nuts.
If you love…Vega® Essentials Chocolate
Who needs a chocolate milkshake when you can have a rich cocoa flavoured smoothie? Blend Vega® Essentials Chocolate with ice and almond drink for a luxurious Chocolate Milkshake alternative.
Perfect pairings: Banana, Cashews, Cayenne pepper, Coffee, Hazelnuts, Nutmeg, Raspberries.
If you love…Vega® Clean* Protein Chocolate
The perfect balance of dark chocolate with a hint of sweet vanilla. For a little bit of luxury, blend with peanut butter to make everyone’s favourite PB and Chocolate combo.
Perfect pairings: Avocado, Banana, Coffee, Cinnamon, Dark chocolate, Nut butters, Nuts, Orange, Vanilla.
What is your favourite Vega smoothie combination? Let us know @VegaTeam_UK
*At Vega, Clean means: Non-GMO, suitable for vegetarians and vegans, gluten-free and non-dairy ingredients.