Awesome Drinks Category

It’s Pimm’s o’clock! Here are my favourite Pimm’s recipes -with and without alcohol!

Oh yes, it certainly is! The sun has dared battle the seemingly never-ending grey skies of England, and it’s about time we bring out the jugs! Almost as soon as the presents are opened at Christmas, I start looking forward to picnics and Pimm’s in the park. Well, I wouldn’t skip Easter with it’s gorgeous […]

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Oh Christmas Tree.. A Frozen Christmas Tree Cocktail Extravaganza!

Time to celebrate! And so it’s finally here; Christmas Eve, in all its glory! In between fruitcake and eggnog, a fresh, light and frosty drink might hit just the spot!

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Luscious and Rich Christmas Plum Pudding Smoothie; A Right Royal Treat!

The Crown Jewel of all Smoothies! Christmas is a time for celebration, a time for decadence and for luscious delights. The traditional Christmas (or plum) Pudding represents all that Christmas is about, with its lush flavours and rich ingredients. This is not a time to hold back, but one to really truly enjoy the most […]

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A Sweet Peppermint Smoothie – Super yummy and good for your tummy!

Have a very pepperminty holiday! Peppermint goes with Christmas the way Pimm’s goes with a hot summer day. Candy canes and peppermint bark flood holiday tables and Pinterest boards.. But there’s a lot more to peppermint than a jolly good filling in your chocolate biscuit; there’s oodles of goodness for your body too! This delicious smoothie […]

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A Frosty Tasty Eggnog Smoothie; Just as good -only healthier!

Eggnog is a staple in many homes during the holidays, and we couldn’t possible make a Christmas Smoothie Calendar without it! This frosty version cuts out the heavy cream and the alcohol, though keeping the well-known and loved festive flavour. We’re even adding some fantastic nutritional benefits!

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The Must-Have Mulled Wine Smoothie!

There’s nothing that gets me in the holiday spirit quite as much as a lovely cup of mulled wine! Here’s the old holiday classic made cold and smooth, in a few very quick and easy steps.

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The Gingerbread Man Smoothie: Protein-packed, Immune-Boosting and Delicious!

Here’s a healthy, yet very tasty, version of the old classic! You really can’t get past the Gingerbread Man in a collection of Christmas smoothies; it just goes without saying. No Christmas without gingerbread!

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Holly Jolly Cocktail made with Homemade Christmas Spice infused Vodka

This wonderful little drink puts the jolly into any Christmas party!

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A Smooth Twist on a Winter Classic: The Hot Chocolate Smoothie (yes, it’s warm!)

Who doesn’t love a hot chocolate? I certainly do! ..But what if you’d like less calories and more nutrients? Only with the same yummy chocolatey flavour of course.. can it be done? I’m here to tell you; Yes It Can!

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Fantastic Christmas Spice Infused Vodka with Cranberries – Sure to Warm The Cockles!

It hardly matters where you use them; there are certain spices that truly bring on that Christmas feeling! As the house fills with scents of cloves, cinnamon and ginger, you know that the jolly season is just around the corner!

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A Very Tempting Snowball Smoothie – That Won’t Put You On The Naughty List!

Let’s make snowballs! It looks like a guilty milkshake, and it tastes every bit as naughty as it looks. -But this treat won’t put you on the naughty list! This smoothie is not only delicious, it has no added sugar, it’s low FODMAP, dairy-free, paleo and if made with fresh coconut, also raw!

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Cold but Warming Mulled Apple Smoothie to please the palate and soothe the body!

A seasonal favourite in new wrapping Mulled apple cider is such a classic, and really does warm the cockles. But what if you want to cool the cockles? Or you’d like some fantastic health benefits along with the festive flavours? Behold the Mulled Apple Smoothie; a real treat which does so much more than just […]

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Frosty The Snowman Christmas Smoothie – A Tasty Treat With Incredible Nutritional Benefits!

It’s time for the third Smoothie in our Calendar! This wonderfully frosty smoothie is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face, as well as a jolly treat in anyone’s belly! It’s fresh, creamy and super duper delicious, and makes for a great breakfast option, or just a nice little snowy treat.

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Very Scrumptious Baked Apple Pie Smoothie – With probiotic & Flu-busting side effects!

We’re opening the second door of our smoothie calendar.. ..to find a Baked Apple Pie Smoothie! With its fragrant, sweet and warm taste of apples and cinnamon; this is the perfect smoothie for the cooler months. You will most definitely recognise your favourite pie as you take a sip of this delicious drink, and you […]

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Kick off the Silly Season with this Yummy Pumpkin Pie Protein Punch Smoothie Bowl!

Who doesn’t love a pumpkin pie? To kick off our smoothielicious advent calendar, we give you an old favourite in new and fresh wrapping: the Pumpkin Pie’s healthy little brother! I really love this smoothie; it actually has that delicious pumpkin pie flavour to it so you can get your Pumpkin Pie fix, but minus […]

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Drink In The Holidays with our fantastic 12 Smoothies of Christmas!

  OH CHRISTMAS TREE, HOW YUMMY ARE THY BRANCHES! This December is promising to be the most outstanding and delicious yet on The Gluten Free Lifesaver! I have a whole bunch of mouth-watering recipes lined up for you, and to kick it all off we are giving you this fantastic advent calendar jam-packed with healthy […]

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New Year Detox Smoothie; 7 Day Delicious Breakfast De-Bloat!

Feeling heavy after Christmas? Detox and de-bloat with the Pink Power Smoothie!

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Avocado Banana Smoothie: A Digestion, Anti-inflammatory and Prenatal Helper!

I love sharing wonderful smoothie recipes with you, almost as much asI love drinking them!

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Coeliac Prevalence Infographics & a Brain Power Smoothie (with some astounding egg yolk facts!)

 Quite possibly the most nutritious smoothie around! (Recipe with dairy-free and fructose-friendly alternative)

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Be Kind to Yourself with an Almond, Orange & Banana Smoothie!

 A smoothie that will give you back that spring in your step (pun intended)!

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Yellow Smoothie – Sunshine and Goodness!

Nothing says bright pick-me-up like this yellow smoothie! I’ve previously praised paw paw and its unique ability to aid digestion and to give a glutened gut a helping hand (see: Soothie Smoothie – good for a glutened gut) Once again paw paw makes an appearance in this refreshing antioxidant explosion of a smoothie.

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Soothie Smoothie – Good for a Glutened Gut

As much as most people might benefit from a bit of a cleanse after the holiday festivities, a glutened gut needs an extra special dose of TLC.

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