Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie

Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie

Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie is one of the most delightful smoothies I have ever had in my life. The floral aroma and subtle flavour of saffron, slight bitterness of quinoa, sourness of yogurt and sweetness of honey 🍯, berries and the crunchy pistachio in one glass, how beautiful is it? I know you want to try out this smoothie right away right!

Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie
Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie

I have used honey in this recipe but you can substitute honey with sugar or adjust the quantity of sugar as per your taste.  It’s very important that you soak the saffron strands in warm milk and let it sit for 5 minutes before blending the smoothie..

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Saffron Flavoured Quinoa Smoothie Recipe..


[directions title=”Directions”]

  1. Quinoa – 2 cups, cooked
  2. Yogurt – 1 cup
  3. Saffron strand one pinch
  4. Milk – 2 Tbsp
  5. Honey – 3 Tbsp
  6. Raspberries -1/2 cup
  7. Blueberries -1/2 cup
  8. Pistachio sliced for garnish


[directions title=”Directions”]

  1. Heat up the milk (just make it warm) and immerse the saffron strands.
  2. Let sit for 5 minutes
  3. In a jar blender, take all the ingredients except pistachio and blend to smooth consistency.
  4. You can add some ice cubes if you would like too…
  5. Transfer the smoothie into serving glasses and garnish with sliced pistachios and berries.
  6. Enjoy your smoothie.


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