For a quick and delicious breakfast or snack, these bag-and-freeze no-fuss smoothies are hard to beat

Image: 12 sensational smoothies straight from the freezer

 

1. Berry bouncer

Bounce through the day with this berry and ginger beauty.

 

In the freezer bag

  • 250g Sainsbury’s Frozen Black Forest Fruits
  • 2 tsp Sainsbury’s Frozen Chopped Ginger
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed

Then add to the blender

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
Berry bouncer

 

2. Green goddess

Steaming the kale before chopping and freezing gives this smoothie a more mellow flavour. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 2 handfuls kale (stalks removed, steamed lightly for 5 minutes and chopped)
  • 200g pineapple (cut into chunks)
  • ½ ripe banana

Then add to the blender

  • 125ml coconut milk​
Green goddess

 

3. Pina colada

Pop an umbrella in this one and pretend you’re on the beach. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 200g pineapple (cut into chunks)

Then add to the blender

  • 250ml coconut milk
  • Handful ice cubes
Pina colada

 

4. Raspberry ripple

Tart, refreshing and delicious. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 kiwi
  • Handful Sainsbury’s Frozen Raspberries

Then add to the blender

  • 250ml apple juice
Raspberry riple

 

5. Banana Joe

The perfect choice for the mid-morning pick-me-up. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • ½ avocado
  • 1 ripe banana

Then add to the blender

  • 150ml hazelnut milk (you could also use almond milk)
  • 1 cup cooled strong coffee
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Handful ice cubes
Banana Joe

 

 6. Tropical breeze

Think warm breezes and imagine yourself under the shade of a palm tree. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • ½ papaya
  • ½ mango
  • 2 slices melon
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed

Then add to the blender

  • 250ml coconut milk
  • Handful ice cubes
Tropical breeze

 

7. Thirst quencher

So zingy and refreshing, this smoothie is the ultimate thirst-quencher. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 2 handfuls diced, seeded watermelon
  • 1 tbsp Sainsbury’s Chopped Mint

Then add to the blender

  • Handful ice cubes
  • Maple syrup or raw honey to taste (optional)
  • 1 tbsp freshly-squeezed lime juice
Thirst quencher

 

8. Blueberry blast

Will it be blue? Or green? Whizz it and find out. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 200g Sainsbury’s Blueberries
  • 200g Sainsbury’s Chopped Spinach
  • ½ avocado

Then add to the blender

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 250ml unsweetened almond milk
Blueberry blast

 

9. Raspberry cream

Creamy and scrumptious – the perfect afternoon treat. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 225g Sainsbury’s Frozen Raspberries
  • ½ banana

For the blender

  • 250ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp raw honey​
Raspberry cream

 

10. Cheeky monkey

Banana and ginger is a simple, winning combination. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ tsp Sainsbury’s Frozen Chopped Ginger

Then add to the blender

  • 200g plain yoghurt (you can use soy for a dairy-free version)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
Cheeky monkey

 

11. Fruit ‘n’ veg

Mix sweet fruits with seeds and leafy greens for a taste sensation. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • ¼ avocado
  • ¼ papaya (with seeds)
  • 1 handful Sainsbury’s Blueberries
  • 1 handful kale (stalks removed)
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed

Then add to the blender

  • 250ml unsweetened almond milk
Fruit and veg

 

12. The Incredible Hulk

The sweet, tangy kiwi and creamy avocado give this verdant smoothie an irresistible flavour. 

 

In the freezer bag

  • 200g Sainsbury’s Chopped Spinach
  • 1 kiwi
  • ½ avocado

Then add to the blender

  • 250ml coconut water
  • 2 tbsp coconut yoghurt
  • A few ice cubes
Incredible hulk

 

Tip: Give each bag a name tag as a reminder for a later date.