Simply superb smoothies
Smoothies are a great way to increase your fruit and vegetable intake. Try our suggestions below or make up your own combination. The number of serves stated below are suitable for one adult or two small children.
- In a blender or with a stick blender, process all ingredients until smooth
To make the smoothie thicker, freeze the chopped up fruit and bananas before blending
You can use any liquid such as; trim milk, coconut water, almond, rice or soy milk
You can also use any fruit that you have available, some particularly good smoothie fruits are; apricots, plums, berries, feijoas, melons, peaches, pears
If fresh fruit isn't available, you can substitute stewed or canned fruit
For a bit more flavour you could also add a pinch of cinnamon, a teaspoon of honey or 1/4 of a cup unsweetened, low-fat yoghurt to your smoothie