Monthly Raisin Recipes by Sam Linsell

Raisins deliver a delicious and natural sweetness to a smoothie or a smoothie bowl. Packed with fiber, antioxidents and iron they are a great alternative to sugar. Top your smoothie bowl with an assortment of fruit, granola, seeds, or nuts.

Recipe – makes 2 – 3 smoothie bowls or 3 smoothies

Smoothie mix Ingredients:

¼ cup golden sultanas or raisins
3 cups mixed frozen berries (blueberry, raspberry, strawberry)
1 ripe banana
½ cup plain yoghurt or double cream yoghurt
½ cup milk
2 Tbsp smooth peanut butter (or any nut butter)

Toppings: (optional):

Fresh berries, cut fruit, sliced bananas, granola, coconut shavings, additional raisins, seeds & chopped nuts.


Pour boiling water over the raisins and allow to soak for 10 minutes to plump up. Drain and add them to a bowl of a blender along with all the other ingredients and blend until smooth.

Pour the mixture inot bowls and top with whatever you fancy or pour into glasses and drink.