From September to November, New Zealand enjoys everything spring has to offer. From warm, sunny days to cool, misty showers, the season gets into full swing and the nation’s fruit-growing areas are blessed with blossom. 

As the days grow longer and the nights milder, is there anything better than a sweet and simple springtime smoothie? To put a little spring in your step, we’ve put together a few delicious recipes of our own:

ZICO® mint-lime smoothie 

ZICO

Serves 1

 

Ingredients:

¾ cup ZICO Natural Coconut Water

1½ bananas

1 orange, peeled and deseeded

3 mint sprigs, just leaves

½ a lime, peeled

½ cup spinach or kale (optional)

½ cup ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

ZICO® chocolate & banana smoothie

ZICO

Serves 1

 

Ingredients:

1 cup ZICO Chocolate Coconut Water

1 banana

2 tbsp. almond butter (or peanut butter)

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

ZICO® green smoothie

ZICO

Serves 1

Ingredients:

1 cup ZICO Natural Pure Premium Coconut Water

1 cup ice

1 cup almond milk

1 cup kale

1 cup spinach

1 banana

4 dates

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.