Category: Drinks & Smoothies


Top 8 Teas You Can Buy From The Supermarket

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine Feeling lost in the tea aisle? We’re tea aficionados at GMB, so we guarantee these won’t end up collecting dust in the pantry… Pukka Three Ginger Trying to get into herbal tea but just aren’t a fan? Pukka might just make you a convert. Made with ginger, galangal and antioxidant-rich turmeric, this warming blend can help soothe the stomach, alleviate nausea and aid digestion. It’s got a little bit of a kick, and a touch of

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Why Coconut Water Could Replace Your Sports Drink

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Coconut water has become a popular beverage choice recently and is often marketed as “mother nature’s sports drink”. It is derived from young green coconuts and is rich in potassium and low in fat and sugar. Compared to sports drinks - it is lower in sugar, sodium and calories and much higher in potassium. Potassium assists in alleviating muscle cramps that may result from exercise. Coconut water contains small amounts of sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Straight up Coconut

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Can Tea Help You Sleep?

Hands up if you get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep a night? And if you do – is it a quality sleep? Herbal teas have been used for centuries as a natural sleep and relaxation remedy, so it’s no surprise that they are a popular choice when it comes to unwinding at the end of the day. What’s more – there’s no shortage of research that backs the warming beverage and its effectiveness in aiding sleep. We go over why catching plenty of

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Kale and Pear Green Smoothie Recipe

This scrumptious, healthy, green smoothie was shared with us by the incredible team at Vitamix. Serves: 4 (960ml) Prep & cooking time: 11 minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 120ml (1/2 cup) water 170g (1 cup) green grapes 1 orange peeled, halved ½ pear, seeded, halved 1 banana, peeled, halved 70g (1 cup) kale 260g (2 cups) ice cubes Directions: Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid. Select Variable 1. Turn Machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10,

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Healthy Chocolate Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Power Super Foods is an incredible company that specialises in organic, vegan, raw, low GI, fair trade, gluten and dairy free functional foods. They partner with farming communities from all around the world helping to expand the development of good organic farming practices globally. All of their products are free of artificial preservatives or colours. They also don't have any synthetic flavourings or additives. They are a food business built on strong ethics and values, especially in their commitment to environmentally responsible business practices and

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Vanilla Hot Chocolate Recipe

This vanilla hot chocolate recipe is the perfect drink to unwind on these cooler nights. Ingredients 3 cups preferred plant based milk 1/2 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla Paste 2 tablespoons cacao powder 1/2 teaspoon maca powder Instructions Combine milk, vanilla, cacao, and maca in a small pot. Heat gently. Pour into 2 serving mugs and enjoy. We love Heilala Vanilla so we thought we would ask our GMB doctor Sandy Krafchik all about the health benefits of vanilla paste and the things you should

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