A smoothie is the fast track to nourishment, because the ingredients have already been broken down, meaning less work for your digestive system. This smoothie is a perfectly balanced meal in a glass, as the fruit provides energy, the berries also contain vitamins and antioxidantAntioxidants are substances that protect cells within the body from damage caused by free radicals. They help to strengthen the body’s ability to fight infection… flavonoids, the yoghurt provides probiotics to help your digestion and boost your immunity, and the seeds contain essential fats and proteinProteins are large molecules consisting of chains of amino acids. Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body – they are a building block of…, as well as a shot of zincWhat it does: Component of over 200 enzymes in the body, essential for growth, important for healing, controls hormones, aids ability to cope with stress….
If you make this drink in a blender, the seeds will be chopped up into small pieces that add to the texture, but if you prefer a smoother consistency, grind them in a coffee bean grinder or food processor first.
600g (1lb 5oz) blueberries 4 bananas
12 tbsp live natural yoghurt, kefir or soya yoghurt
4 tbsp pumpkin or sunflower seeds a little milk, juice or water if needed
1. Blend the blueberries, bananas, yoghurt or kefir and seeds together until smooth.
2. Check the consistency and if you think it needs it, add a small amount of liquid to make the smoothie easier to drink.
Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free if you use soya yoghurt • V • Can be made half an hour in advance if you add a squeeze of lemon juice to stop it from discolouring and store it in the fridge
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