Adult
5th Aug 2020

Are you always on the run? Does your busy lifestyle mean you struggle to squeeze in essential vitamins and minerals?

Blitzing up a delicious green smoothie is a quick and easy way to up your nutrient intake in the morning.

In fact, with the right ingredients smoothies offer unique health benefits. As opposed to juices, smoothies are considered a complete food because they still contain fibre.

So get started today! Make them using kale, apple, spinach, avocado, blueberries, cucumber. It’s an extensive list, and you can experiment with different combinations and flavors.

As long as you include those leafy greens you’ll be onto a winner, loading up your smoothie with antioxidants and vitamins.

While you are at it, why not consider adding in some power-packed superfoods? Think flaxseed, chia seeds, goji berries or even a dash of chlorophyll.

Not sure where to start? This four-ingredient recipe from Simple Healthy Kitchen is a great place to begin.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds

Method

  1. Add all of your ingredients to a blender
  2. Blitz until smooth
  3. Enjoy!

So satisfy your hunger, enjoy some added nutrients and get blending today!

If you enjoyed making this recipe, why not try our gluten-free banana bread next?

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