Breakfast Smoothies

  • Serves:
1
  • Prep:
5 min
  • Cook:
0

We love sneaking extra veggies into smoothies! It’s an easy way to increase your fibre, vitamin and mineral intake. Just make sure you’re making smoothies and not juices, as this strips away all the gut-friendly and satisfying fibre!

Ingredients

Base Ingredients:

  • 250ml milk of choice*
  • 100g plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1/2 medium zucchini (frozen) ~80g
  • Large handful of baby spinach leaves (frozen works well)
  • Top up with cold water and ice as required

*cow’s, almond, coconut, soy, lactose-free etc…
If you’re using milk alternatives, always pick an option that’s calcium fortified. Check the label to ensure it contains 300mg calcium/250ml serve

Carbohydrate additions. Each contain 20g of carbohydrate. Pick one:

  • 1 medium banana (frozen)
  • 150g frozen mango
  • 150g frozen pineapple
  • 40g rolled oats or natural muesli (blitz or sprinkle on top)

 

Flavour additions:

  • ½ cup frozen berries
  • 1 shot of coffee
  • Coconut essence or use coconut milk as your base (just ensure it’s calcium fortified)
  • Vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, allspice, mint, basil, coriander, ginger, lime…

 

Extra energy boosters:

Nuts, seeds, nut butter, LSA, flaxseed, avocado, protein powder, chia seeds, desiccated coconut…

 

Method

  1. Throw everything in a blender and blitz until smooth.
  2. Drink immediately

 

 

Nutrition Info based on skim milk, banana and berries and a scoop of WPI

Nutrition

Per Serve

Energy:

1425kJ
(340kcal)

Protein:

37g

Fat:

2g
(saturated 0.5g)

Carbohydrate:

40g

Fibre:

7g

Sodium:

177mg

Fruit:

1.4

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Vegetables:

1

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