THE FUEL. Morning Fuel


If your friend is suddenly glowing and looking more streamlined than before it could be that she or he may have paid a visit to one of the most prestigious spa and wellness centres, Austria’s Viva Mayr Clinic. Known worldwide for it’s amazing results in restoring balance and wellness to your body it’s no wonder it is a favourite with celebrities and the fashion crowd alike. Advocates of a strictly Alkaline diet they have brought their wellness philosophy to the masses with the launch of their new cookbook ‘The Viva Mayr Principle, Eat Alkaline’. Over the next couple of months Sand & Smoke will be chronicling some of our favourite recipes by Harold Stossier and Emanuela Fischer revealing some of the best and tastiest recipes for balance and wellness. First up: The Smoothie…

Coconut & Fruit Smoothie with Hemp Seed

150g almond Butter
125ml coconut milk
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
Juice of 1/2 Orange
1 ripe banana
Fresh fruits of the season
2 tablespoons of hemp seed
Mint or lemon balm for decoration


Blend almond butter, coconut milk, shredded coconut, orange juice and banana together until smooth. Blend in seasonal fruits. scatter hemp seed over the top and decorate with mint or lemon balm.


Always make base smoothies fresh to retain all the flavours and vitamins

Picture by Susanne Spiel for The Viva Mayr Principle Eat Alkaline

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