Published Jan 24, 2021

You must have heard a million times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fear of repeating ourselves – it really is. If you want to get through your day with energy and feel in tip top condition, then a power breakfast full of the right nutrition is the way to go.

Serves: 2 smoothies

Preparation Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: N/A

Rest Time: N/A

Dietary: vegetarian, gluten free

Ingredients:

150g low-fat Greek yogurt

½ avocado

1 medium sized banana

1 medium sized kiwi, peeled

2 handfuls of spinach (fresh or frozen)

1 handful of kale (fresh or frozen)

40g whey protein powder

¼tsp ground nutmeg

¼tsp ground ginger

½tsp ground cinnamon

Ice cubes (optional)

 

Method:

  1. Add all your ingredients gradually (as listed) into an electric blender. As a rule of thumb, you want to add the liquid first and the frozen last and everything else goes in between. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add ice cubes based on preference and serve! You can even add some low-fat whipping cream, a sprinkling of ground cinnamon and a cherry on top to perfect the festive theme!

 

Nutritional Values:

Per smoothie: Calories 355Kcal

 


 

Written by Bev Walton

Food Writer and Nutritionist, dietician

A chef of over 35 years with experience in all types of cuisine, dietary plans, recipe development, health and nutrition. I have been writing for over 10 years for both magazines, websites and ghostwriting for ebooks, Kindle and fully published books. I have a degree in nutrition and dietetics and work with restaurants and organisations within the healthcare profession. I am also able to take high quality photographs of recipes created. No writing task is too great, and whilst I specialise in the above, I am able to write about any topic you throw at me. Member of the Guild of food writers.

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