|Strawberry, Lime and Basil Smoothie|
Here is my first entry into this year's Food Blogger Connect competition where Cuisinart is giving away 2 tickets to attend the weekend conference. Successful winners will also have the chance to participate in a cooking demonstration hosted by the lovely Anjum Anand. What an exciting prize!
|Good Natured Strawberries - Check out these babies!|
Preparation: 5 minutes
Serves 2 (250ml per serving)
2 cups of strawberries, pre-washed
Juice of half a lime
2 generous scoops of vanilla ice cream
6 medium to large sized ice cubes
3 large basil leaves
Squeeze of clear runny honey (if required)
2 small basil leaves to garnish
- Remove stalks and chop the strawberries in half and put them in a blender along with the lime juice, large basil leaves, vanilla ice cream and ice cubes.
- Blend the mixture for around 20 seconds and taste for sweetness. If required, add a squeeze of clear runny honey and re-pulse, making sure the ice cubes are sufficiently crushed.
- Serve immediately while chilled and garnish with a small basil leaf.
|Dive into Summer!|