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Blender Recipes To Make Your Day Mouth-watering

Your food blender should never be condemned to sitting in a cupboard gathering dust; it’s far too versatile for that! In fact, you can sort breakfast, lunch, dinner and beyond easily with the help of this handy kitchen appliance.

We’ve put together some simple and delicious recipes from wonderful food bloggers (who are putting their blenders to good use) so that you can get the most out of your blender too!

Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Usually, for breakfast you might enjoy yoghurt with honey and berries or perhaps some milky porridge oats. This breakfast smoothie recipe from Creme de la Crumb deliciously blends all of these ingredients, creating the perfect smoothie to set you up with lots of energy for whatever the day ahead has to throw at you!

You’ll need:

  • Oats
  • Milk
  • Berries
  • Honey
  • Yoghurt
  • Ice

Berry Oat Breakfast Blender Smoothie
Credit: Creme de la Crumb

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Green Lunchtime Superfood Smoothie

If a smoothie could never replace a Full English or bowl of cereal in your book, how about trying a nutritional, green lunchtime smoothie instead? Superfood smoothies are super for a reason, they’re chock full of nutrients to make your skin glow and hair shine (and just generally make you feel good all-round). This recipe from Sweet Peas and Saffron contains spinach which is a wonderful source of iron, mango which is full of antioxidants and chia and flax seeds for crucial dietary fibre.

You’ll need:

  • Spinach
  • Almond milk
  • Mango
  • Ground flax
  • Chia seeds
  • Almond extract

Green Mango Superfood Blender Smoothie
Credit: Sweet Peas and Saffron

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Blender Afternoon Tea

We Brits love an afternoon cuppa and something sweet to complement it, but now you can enjoy both combined in – you guessed it – blended form! Mid-life Croissant’s delectable smoothie recipe doesn’t just contain Earl Grey tea, but also banana, maple syrup and cocoa powder, which appeals to our sweet tooth very nicely indeed.

You’ll need:

  • Earl Grey tea
  • (Hazelnut) milk
  • Banana
  • Avocado
  • Cocoa powder
  • Maple Syrup

Earl Grey Tea Infused Cocoa Blender Smoothie
Credit: Mid-life Croissant

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Cooling Summer Soup

Soups are an easy and delicious answer to what to cook for dinner, but if it’s a baking hot day outside you may not fancy slaving over a hot stove and filling your belly with warm liquid. That’s why Spanish cold tomato soup, gazpacho, is so great for summer and we love Easy Cooking with Molly’s take on it.

You’ll need:

  • Tomatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Sourdough bread
  • Water
  • Sherry vinegar
  • Seasoning
  • Olive oil
  • Croutons, cheese, and cilantro to garnish

Spanish Gazpacho Cold Tomato Soup
Credit: Easy Cooking with Molly

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Banana Milkshake Dessert

Ah dessert, you just can’t beat a classic banana milkshake for taste and ease of preparation. But wait! Perhaps you can. This recipe from Rachel Cooks contains not just bananas, but peanut butter and fudge too. She even recommends whipped cream and a cherry on top. Rachel, you had us at peanut butter.

You’ll need:

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Milk
  • Smooth peanut butter
  • Hot fudge
  • Banana

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Milkshake
Credit: Rachel Cooks

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Friday Night Watermelon Cocktail

Whether you’re heading out for a night on the town or relaxing at home of an evening, you can use your blender to whip up a flavourful cocktail. We love this Tori Avey watermelon based recipe – it’s very refreshing and super summery.

You’ll need:

  • Watermelon
  • Lime juice
  • Rum (optional)
  • Sugar
  • Mint sprigs

Watermelon And Lime Cocktail
Credit: Tori Avey

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Office Energy-Boost Smoothie

You may rely on a cup of coffee for peak concentration when you’re at your desk. But on hot days a warm drink could actually make you feel more sluggish! To aid your concentration and boost your mood try a coffee-based smoothie instead; this recipe from In Katrina’s Kitchen is a wonderful take on the classic coffee fix.

You’ll need:

  • Coffee
  • Bananas
  • Coconut milk
  • Coconut flakes
  • Ice

Coconut Banana And Coffee Blender Smoothie
Credit: In Katrina’s Kitchen

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If after reading all these delicious recipes you’re in the mood to blend but your blender’s let you down fear not! Whether you need replacement blades or a new blender jug, we have all manner of blender spares you may need to fix up your ailing machine. Blend on!

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