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Sunday, 3 July 2016

The Nopal Smoothie...

Happy Saturday.

Have you heard of truenopal Cactus Water before?

truenopal cactus water is a 100% natural hydration drink with a refreshing fruit taste.

With no added sugar ( good to know!). The drinks have half the amount of calories seen in leading coconut waters. How cool!?

The prickly pear cactus water has just launched here the UK and is the first of its kind.

truenopal have teamed up with Vonshef (smoothie blender company) and a few selected bloggers to share this healthy and tasty smoothie recipe.

On Saturday I received this lovely hamper to make this very tasty smoothie.

I always like my drink and smoothie bottles to be BPA free :) This Vonshef smoothie maker is perfect then!!

The Nopal Smoothie:
  • 500 ml true nopal
  • 1/3 fresh pineapple, peeled
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 Banana
  • 1/2 lime
  • Handful of Spinach (Optional)

How To Make:
  1. Peel and chop your banana, pineapple and avocado add to the smoothie bottle. 
  2. Pop your truenopal cactus water inside and squeezed lime juice. 
  3. Add a big handful of washed spinach.
  4. Smooth together until all fruit hs blitz into small pieces.
  5. Sever straight away. 
  6. YUMMY!!

I made up my smoothie but mine was minus the avocado.

Mine got crushed in transit so I went to the shop to buy another.

When I was cutting it I realised it was a ripen at home one! Doh!!

It took me ages to cut it in half and then I couldn't remove the stone or skin.

Grrr... No worries though, it tasted great without the avocado in.

 I cannot wait to pick one up next week though I am sure it will be delicious. 

It tasted great. I also made one up for my Teenage Son and asked him what he thought of it.

"It tastes pretty great to be fair"

 Was his reply!

A big thumbs up from us then!! :):)

About this post:

I was sent this hamper to review this smoothie. All thoughts are my own. I was not paid for this post.

Thanks for supporting the brands that I work with.



  1. This looks interesting, really should start making smoothies

    1. Thanks Kara, we love making them here :)

  2. This truly looks and sounds amazing, I might have to try that smoothie and the cactus water looks very interesting! Thank you for the tip x

    1. Thanks for stopping by, hope you get to try it :)

  3. I love making smoothies, am yet to buy a smoothie maker though, never tried cactus water before but sounds really nice and interesting x

  4. I love the sound of this and I absolutely love making smoothies x

  5. It sounds delicious, I need to get a blender! :)

    1. Thanks for stopping by :) We love making loads of smoothies here...

  6. We make a lot of smoothies in our house so this post shall be bookmarked for reference. Definitely going to try making mine.

  7. I wouldn't have minded the minus avocado either I always find a little bit goes a long way for me with avocado

  8. I've never heard of such a thing, but it sounds delicious!

    I'd love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

    1. Thank you Jess, whoo I will share now :)

  9. Well cactus water is a completely new one on me. I'm going to have to check it out now you've made it sound so delicious


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