Bored with your usual breakfast or afternoon snack? Give these nutritious smoothies a whirl.
Kale Smoothie with Pineapple and Banana
This green smoothie gets its signature hue from kale, but coconut milk, bananas, and fresh pineapple balance out the flavours.
4oz coconut milk
16oz stemmed and chopped kale or spinach
12oz chopped pineapple (about ¼ medium pineapple)
1 ripe banana, chopped
Combine the coconut milk, 4oz water, the kale, pineapple, and banana in a blender and puree until smooth, about 1 minute, adding more water to reach the desired consistency.
Raspberry and Nut Smoothie
Turn PB&J into a sippable shake by blending low-fat milk, frozen raspberries, and your favourite nut butter.
6oz low-fat milk
6oz frozen raspberries
1 tablespoon natural almond or peanut butter
1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey
Place the milk, raspberries, banana, almond butter, and agave nectar or honey in a blender and whizz up until smooth and frothy.
Use almond milk in place of cow’s milk for a dairy-free breakfast in just five minutes.
8oz chopped ripe mango
4oz low-fat milk
2oz plain low-fat yogurt
Place the mango, milk, ice, yogurt, and honey in a blender and whizz up until smooth and frothy.