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How to Ensure Your Smoothie Stays Healthy


Depending on the ingredients they’re made with, smoothies can quickly turn into an unhealthy calorie filled drink full of sugar and saturated fat. A healthy smoothie should contain a blend of ingredients with protein and fibre to help keep you full and provide vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Read on for our top tips to build a healthy smoothie…


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Choose a base 

Add approx. 250-300ml

• Nut Milk (almond milk, coconut milk, cashew milk)
• Semi Skimmed Milk
• Skimmed Milk
• Water

Add Fruit / Vegetables Add 2-3 portion of fruit/veg.

This can be fresh or frozen.

• Berries - strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries
• Other fruits - banana, apple, mango, pineapple, kiwi, avocado • Veg - Kale, spinach, carrot, cucumber

Thicken it up 

Create the right consistency and creaminess whilst making it more nutritious. Be mindful of portion size as some of these are energy dense.

• Low fat yogurt (no added sugar)
• Oats
• Chia seeds
• Nut Butters (peanut, almond, cashew).
• Ice

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Power boost

Take your smoothie to the next level by boosting protein and omega 3 content

• Protein Powder

• Flaxseeds


Flavour it

Use these ingredients for a healthy flavour boost

• Spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)

• Fresh Mint

• Cacao powder

• Vanilla extract

• Honey