Double Decker Breakfast Smoothie with Water Kefir

This breakfast smoothie is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and probiotics from the fresh fruits and vegetables and water kefir. Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, which converts into vitamin A in the body, while ginger and orange add a zesty kick and provide immune-boosting benefits. Kale and cucumber add a refreshing taste and are both rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Water kefir is a probiotic-rich drink that can help support gut health and boost the immune system. Enjoy this nutritious smoothie to start your day off on the right foot!

Here’s the recipe for the Double Decker Water Kefir Breakfast Smoothie (two layers):

Ingredients:

For Layer 1:

  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 orange, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water kefir

For Layer 2:

  • 2 leaves of kale, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water kefir

Instructions:

  1. To make Layer 1, place the carrot, ginger, celery, apple, orange, and water kefir in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into a glass and set aside.
  3. Rinse out the blender and add the ingredients for Layer 2 – kale, cucumber, celery, apple, and water kefir.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Gently pour the Layer 2 mixture on top of the Layer 1 mixture in the glass, creating two distinct layers.
  6. Enjoy your Double Decker Water Kefir Breakfast Smoothie!

Tips:

Here are some tips for making a delicious Double Decker Water Kefir Breakfast Smoothie:

  1. Use fresh, organic ingredients: Fresh, organic produce will provide the best flavor and nutrition for your smoothie.
  2. Blend each layer separately: To create distinct layers in your smoothie, blend each layer separately before layering them in the glass.
  3. Use ripe fruits: Ripe fruits will provide the best flavor and sweetness for your smoothie. Make sure to use fruits that are in season for the freshest taste.
  4. Use a high-speed blender: A high-speed blender will blend your ingredients smoothly and create a creamy texture for your smoothie.
  5. Add water kefir: Water kefir is a probiotic-rich drink that adds a tangy flavor and gut-healthy bacteria to your smoothie. Use water kefir instead of water to add more nutrition and flavor to your smoothie.
  6. Add ice cubes: To make your smoothie cold and refreshing, add ice cubes to your blender while blending each layer.
  7. Garnish with fresh herbs or fruits: Add a pop of color and flavor to your smoothie by garnishing with fresh herbs or fruits, such as mint leaves or sliced strawberries.
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Final Thoughts:

The grains are full of goodness including enzymes, probiotic, good yeasts, amino acids & good fats. As the grains don’t have a lot of flavour, they can be added to a huge range of foods to add texture and thicken which makes juices more filling and luxurious.

Uta Heidelauf
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