This breakfast smoothie is full of flavour, contains good levels of essential nutrients and gives a slow sustainable release of energy throughout the morning.
1 small banana
2 tablespoons natural yoghurt
2 tablespoons porridge oats
Handful of berries, such as blueberries or strawberries (you can use frozen and defrosted berries)
½ pint unsweetened soya, almond, rice or oat or cow’s milk
Place all ingredients in a liquidiser and liquidise until smooth – about 30 seconds.
The quantities in this recipe makes 1 large portion or 2 small portions.
This is a well balanced meal in a glass.
It contains good levels of a variety of essential nutrients, including:
Protein in the oats, yoghurt and milk
Protective antioxidant vitamins and minerals in the fruit
Energy producing B vitamins in the oats and yoghurt
Yoghurt contains beneficial bacteria, which helps support a healthy digestive tract.
Fibre in oats and fruit.
Low glycaemic giving a slow, sustainable release of energy.
Easy for the body to digest and for absorption of nutrients