Creamy greens smoothie bowl (sugar, dairy and fruit free)

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You’ve set yourself a goal to give up sugar for January… good effort! But now it’s week 3 of back to work and you’re feeling a bit tired. I hear you! To give you a little pick me up, I thought I’d share my all time favourite green smoothie recipe. This creamy greens smoothie will help keep those gut gremlins of yours happy and healthy… after all a happy gut is a healthy you I say.

What I love about this smoothie is that it’s totally sugar free and fructose free. Whilst fruit has nutritional benefit, it’s still sugar so sometimes it’s good to go easy on it, especially if you have an autoimmune disease or gut related illness. It’s made extra creamy thanks to Plenish Cleanse unsweetened almond milk and my favourite anti inflammatory food, avocado. I promise, no pond tasting duckweed here! Sweetened naturally thanks to the carrot.

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Enjoy in a glass or as a smoothie bowl and top with coconut chips, toasted pumpkin seeds and raw cacao nibs. green smoothie, fructose free smoothie, Paleo Crust, Naturya, fruit free smoothie, green juice recipe, green juice

A good spoonful of nut butter or tahini drizzled on top is my favourite or with some drizzled in melted chocolate.

Serves 1


  • 3 large carrots (280g)
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 4 celery sticks
  • 1/2 large avocado
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 120ml unsweetened almond milk
  • Handful of fresh spinach
To serve
  • 25g coconut chips
  • 25g pumpkin seeds
  • Sprinkle of cacao nibs
  • Drizzle of nut butter or chocolate


Juice the carrots, cucumber and celery. In a Vitamix or Nutribullet, add the avocado flesh, lemon juice, almond milk, spinach and juice from the carrots, celery and cucumber. Blitz until smooth.

Preheat the oven to 190C. Place the pumpkin seeds on a baking tray and toast for 6 – 8 minutes. Add the coconut chips after 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them, they only need about 2 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Top your creamy greens smoothie with toasted coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, cacao nibs and a good drizzle of nut butter or chocolate. Morning’s don’t come better than this.

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Jo Harding

Jo Harding

My food philosophy is all about awakening a carefree, happier, healthier you whilst reducing inflammation and toxins in the body. I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a super strong gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. I want my blog to show how simple and tasty healthy food really is and by using a little imagination, you can still enjoy all your ‘crust’ food favourites without feeling bored or deprived. I’m here to show you that eating low starch paleo is so much more than just bland meat and overboiled veg!

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