Whether you’re springing into spring or falling into autumn, Smooth Mama’s grinning grapefruit gloop smoothie, will put a smile on your face whatever the weather…

  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 orange
  • 1 banana
  • 1 teaspoon maca
  • 1 teaspoon lucuma
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • magnesium water ice cubes
  • dash of guarana (optional)
  • bee pollen to put a smile on its face

70’s breakfast table throwback, the grapefruit, was actually cultivated in the 18th century as a cross between a pomelo and an orange. It was given the name ‘grapefruit’ because of the way it grew in clusters similar to grapes.

High in fibre, low in calories and, rich in vitamins A and C; studies have shown that this antioxidant-rich fruit has a multitude of health benefits. It can help to support good skin health, increase energy levels, keep you hydrated and regular 😉 and, impact positively on heart health by helping to lower blood pressure and control blood lipid levels. It has also been used to positive effect in controlling blood sugar levels, reducing the risk of developing diabetes.

So go on, throw on that tie-dye t-shirt, grab yourself a grapefruit and your blender, and put a smile on that beeyouteefull face of yours…