Vitamin C Energise!

Vitamin C is back on the radar as the big energiser. New superfoods camu camu, baobab, and gooseberries are bursting with it, so throw them into a daily smoothie. Herbal ace Tipper Lewis has the recipe.


Throw all these in a blender, blitz till creamy, chill, and drink – wow!

1 pineapple – chopped 1/2tsp turmeric powder

2 heaped tsp baobab powder 1 heaped tsp coconut oil 500ml water

4 heaped tsp coconut cream juice of 1 pink grapefruit 1 heaped tsp camu camu powder

3 heaped tsp gooseberries – rehydrated

SMART TIP Dried gooseberries take 24 hours to rehydrate. Use the soaking water in your smoothie it’s full of goodness from the berries, says Tipper. FIND Organic Baobab Fruit Powder, R125 for 200g; Camu Camu Wildcrafted Berry Concentrate Powder, R376 for 100g, both Dried Gooseberries, R134,80 for 300g,

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