Drink yourself healthy


Healthy smoothies are on massive on our wellbeing agenda right now. Not only are they a quick and easy way of getting your 5-a-day but they taste great too. Blitzing together loads of healthy ingredients offers a concentrated source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which are easily absorbed into the bloodstream and into our cells when they can get to work making us look and feel our best.

Vital Ingredient’s signature Raw & Naked smoothie line features our best-selling Virgin Mojito – a lush detoxifier made with brassicas and berries, a touch of spicy ginger ginger, fresh mint and apple juice along with our Mean & Green – a cleansing concoction which packs a serious purifying punch thanks to leafy greens, celery, pumpkin seeds, parsley and apple juice combo.

And this month we’re adding two new summer-inspired smoothies into the mix. Made with coconut water for its awesome potassium-packed, hydrating properties and tons of health-giving fruit and veg, these smoothies offer the ultimate in thirst-quenching goodness.

Take your tastebuds to the tropics with our exotic Raw & Naked Totally Tropical smoothie which pairs pineapple, mango, goji berries, apple, mango, spinach and coconut water for an exotic, antioxidant-charged treat. Looking to detox, de-bloat and refresh your senses? Our Raw & Naked Cucumber Cooler is perfect energising pick-me-up. Cucumber, melon and coconut water will quench your thirst whilst apple, ginger and mint provide a zingy hit.

Each Raw & Naked smoothie is made fresh in store. Simply take your chosen smoothie ingredients to the counter and one of the team will whizz everything together for a delicious on-the-go drink!

Nutritionist, Louise Pyne