By Holly Johnson

Bursting with micronutrients to heal and bolster the gut, these three recipes will make you glow from the inside; a happy and balanced mind begins with a balanced gut microbiome!

Pea & Avocado Holy Guacamole!

1 x cup of frozen peas (thawed)
2 x ripe avocados
1 x clove of garlic
1 x of baby tomatoes
A good glug of olive oil
Fresh coriander
Salt & pepper to taste

Food process the peas, avocados, olive oil and garlic until smooth
Dice tomatoes and combine, season and add fragrant coriander
Toast some gluten-free flatbread and serve!

Pea, Fennel & Mint Soup

2 x cups of frozen peas
1 x fennel bulb
1 x onion
2 x stalks of celery
Fresh mint
1 x gluten-free stock cube
Salt & pepper to taste
Vegan yogurt for topping

Finely chop onions, celery & fennel and fry in olive oil until onions are translucent
Add peas and cover with stock
Simmer for 10 minutes (not too long as peas will lose their vibrancy)
Add a bunch of fresh mint and leave for 1 minute
Add seasoning and blend until smooth
Serve with fresh-out-of-the-oven GF sour dough
Bob’s your uncle!

Green Goddess Smoothie

1 x avocado
1 x frozen banana
1 x handful of green grapes
1 x tsp of Spirulina powder
Juice of one lime
3 x tbsp coconut nectar
300ml coconut water

Blend until smooth and creamy. Finish-off with a squeeze of fresh lime and serve over ice!

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