Healthy drink recipes

As we head into Autumn, it’s a great time to try some new drink recipes that are good for the immune system and perfect as the weather turns colder.

 We’ve also included a sweet favourite that is a must-try in Autumn…


Autumn Smoothie


  • 2 Small apples cored, peeled and roughly chopped,
  • Large handful of blackberries
  • 1 tsp Manuka or regular honey
  • 1 tsp Chia seeds
  • 3 tbsp Oats
  • 1 Glass of almond milk

Simply place all of the ingredients into a blender and mix until the drink is smooth. Start on a low setting then move swiftly up to the highest setting and leave it for a minute to ensure everything has been blitzed. Serve and drink!


Cranberry Punch

A very fruity punch, which can also be made into an alcoholic drink.


  • 1 liter ginger ale*
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced

In a large pitcher, whisk together ginger ale, pineapple juice and cranberry juice. Serve over fresh cranberries, orange, lemon and lime slices, if desired.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

A classic, Autumn favourite- it may not be a healthy smoothie, but you’ll find this treat in all of your favourite coffee shops as October hits. Learn how to create a Pumpkin Spiced Latte yourself at home:


  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups hot brewed espresso or strong brewed dark roast coffee
  • Optional: Whipped cream and additional nutmeg


Simply place the first 6 ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Stir in hot espresso. Pour into warm mugs. If desired, top with whipped cream and additional nutmeg.