Pink berry delight

A deliciously filling berry drink to celebrate summer.

Recipe and words Rachel Grunwell
Photography and styling Aimee Finlay-Magne

I sometimes make double the amount of this pretty pink drink and put the extra into a big glass jar in the fridge for another day. Often the kids get to it before I can, of course. The strawberry moustache can be a giveaway with my youngest son, Finn. The coconut milk will keep you full for a while by the way – so that’s why it’s satisfying. Did I mention it is mouth-wateringly delicious too? I know this because my kids – who I dub ‘the chief taste-testers’ – love it too. I love berries and it’s so much fun to find a farm where you can pick your own. Check out pickyourown.org to find a farm to visit when the fruit is in season. Take the family on the weekend and pick strawberries to eat and get lots for the freezer too. That way, you can make this recipe with the freshest produce while supporting a local business.

Strawberry Paleo Milk

Serves 2

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup strawberries

1 tsp maple syrup

pinch kelp salt

Place all ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth. Pour into glasses and savour.

Rachel Grunwell is a PT, yoga and mindfulness teacher. She will be at the Linden Leaves Wellbeing Series in Wellington on 24 February sharing her smoothie goodness. Haven’t booked your tickets yet? Book them now.

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