Whipping up a creamy and delicious smoothie with nutritious ingredients takes less time than putting together a cooked breakfast or preparing muesli or porridge and smoothies are far more nutritious than toast. It's the ultimate healthy breakfast-on-the-go.
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup plain, unflavoured yoghurt
3-4 large, dried figs
2 teaspoons LSA mix (linseeds, sunflower seeds and almond meal) OR 1 tablespoon almond butter
2 teaspoons chia seeds
1 small, ripe banana
Dash of vanilla essence
For a fibre boost: add 1 tablespoon oat bran or an additional teaspoon of chia seeds.
For a chocolate-flavoured smoothie: add 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder. Cacao powder is also a good source of several minerals and fibre.
Place all ingredients in a blender and whizz until fluffy.
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