Smoothie Spectacular Competition Update

WIN a smoothie maker in our perfect smoothie competition!Just a week into our competition to win a Kenwood Smoothie Maker, and we’ve received some weird, wonderful, delicious and, er, not-so-delicious sounding smoothie recipes from the entrants to date.

Our favourites so far include the following:

A great take on the surprisingly harmonious marriage of chilli and chocolate, the “Choc Hotolate” submitted by Vince:

  • 3 bananas
  • 6 soft fresh dates
  • 1 knob of ginger, peeled and diced
  • Half a small chilli pepper
  • The juice of one lime
  • Two dessert spoonfuls of powdered cocoa (or better raw cacao powder)
  • Dash of fresh flaxseed or hempseed oil
  • 6-8 cubes of ice1 pint of filtered water
  • Zizz and enjoy!

“Sox’s Yoghurt Delight” submitted by Socrates has a distinctly Greek influence:

  • Smoothie Maker1 banana
  • 6-8 ripe strawberries
  • 1 small cup of Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 Tablespoon of runny honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 ice cubes


We’ve been waiting for one of these! A Green Smoothie recipe submitted by Paul:

  • 1/3 large pack spinach
  • Handful of rocket leaves
  • Handful of fresh coriander
  • Slice of fresh ginger
  • Pumpkin seeds (sprouted for 1-2 days)
  • 1 large comic pear
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cucumber
  • 150 ml water

This Banana and Peanut Butter smoothie submitted by Sarah is already dividing opinions!

  • 3 ripe bananasThe Perfect Smoothie
  • 400ml milk
  • 150g of vanilla or banana yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon of clear honey
  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • Then blitz away for nutty banana-ness!

Sarah says “If you want some decoration, top with cut up strawberries, glace lemon and orange rind curls and a sprinkling of chocolate powder”

Anyone for Dessert? Try the ‘Magic Lemon Meringue’ submitted by Violette:

3 meringue nests crushed, along with a tablespoon of roasted coconut and one of crushed almonds, added to lemon curd yogurt

We’ve also received more than a few recipes of the more ‘weird and wonderful’ variety, including alcoholic smoothies, a recipe containing cough medicine and an Egg, Chips and Beans smoothie. But just because they’re “different” doesn’t mean they’ll be discounted!

If you’d like the chance to win a Kenwood Smoothie Maker, simply click here and submit your favourite smoothie recipe*.

*this competition has since ended, but don’t forget to keep an eye out for our future competitions.

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