summer drinks

Super smoothies

Get your five-a-day off to a flying start before you’ve even left the house:
these blenders will help you make delicious feel-good drinks

Easy cleaning

An easy-to-clean shape on this Sage blender means you can whip up breakfast with minimal mess.

Try an oat berry smoothie – honey, porridge oats and almond milk are great for energy. Plus, berries are a rich source of vitamins, especially vitamin C.

To make: Put 250g mixed berries into the blender, add 250g natural yogurt, 2 tsp of honey, 50ml almond milk and 1 tbsp porridge oats. Whizz until smooth.

Sage Kinetix control blender
Smeg retro blender

Super stylish

Available in a choice of colours, this Smeg blender channels retro-chic. It has a powerful motor built to last, so it's perfect for everyday use.

Try a chia, coconut and mango smoothie Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins.

To make: Peel 2 mangoes and put the flesh in the blender with 1 large banana, 200ml fresh coconut and 1 tbsp chia seeds. Whizz until smooth.

Quick and easy

This Magimix machine has a pre-set smoothie function, making your breakfast a quick and fuss-free affair.

For all-day energy, give this green apple, kale and pumpkin seed smoothie a try.

To make: Pop the flesh of 1 ripe avocado into the blender. Add 2 handfuls baby spinach, 1 cored and chopped green apple, 2 handfuls kale (remove any tough stems), 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds and 400ml water. Whizz until smooth.

Get creative

Stuck in a smoothie rut? Start experimenting –
there’s a combination to suit every mood...

Magimix blender
Cooling kale, ginger and cucumber smoothie

Cooling

Kale, ginger, cucumber and pear smoothie. The greens are offset by sweet pear and spicy ginger

Invigorating beetroot and berry smoothie

Invigorating

Beetroot, blackberry and yogurt smoothie. Intense in both colour and flavour – a real energy hit

Refreshing mango and coconut smoothie

Refreshing

Pineapple, coconut milk, mango and lime smoothie. Naturally sweet, this is popular with children