Beverage/ Breakfast

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie healthy fruits seasonal yogurt probiotic

We are back to the smoothies today!  This fabulous “get the glow” food has become a way of life for all of us at home.  I’m happy to report that the kids have taken to it completely, no questions asked.  But then what’s not to love about a charmingly pink, delicious, thick, creamy drink that tastes like dessert?  So here’s my Mixed Berry Smoothie that’d been doing rounds in my house!

Mixed Berry Smoothie healthy fruits seasonal yogurt probiotic

This breakfast is really a play of fruits, nuts and some seeds.  You could experiment with any combination of fruits / nuts available.  Do keep banana or mango as a base though, as they provide  creaminess and sweetness to the drink.  I don’t worry about the calories  here as we do need good fats and calories from fresh, whole foods to keep us energized and nourished through the day.  Its a great way to jumpstart your day, have as a post work out /  after school drink or as an afternoon pick me up.

Mixed Berry Smoothie healthy fruits seasonal yogurt probiotic

Yogurt is my choice of liquid in the smoothies.  It’s a highly versatile, health promoting and therapeutic food.  A valuable source of protein, essential vitamin B 12 and minerals like calcium, potassium and magnesium, its also full of  immunity boosting probiotics.  The proteins in yogurt are more easily digestible than the proteins in milk.  This is a boon for us lactose intolerant people!

Mixed Berry Smoothie healthy fruits seasonal yogurt probiotic

Ideally these smoothies should be consumed as soon as they are made to get the maximum benefit.   But really, even if you’re having it after a few a hours, its waaaaay better than eating that bag of chips! If you do plan to have them later during the day, you could store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Mixed Berry Smoothie healthy fruits seasonal yogurt probiotic

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Mixed Berry Smoothie
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Servings
2 persons
Servings
2 persons
Mixed Berry Smoothie
Print Recipe
Servings
2 persons
Servings
2 persons
Ingredients
  • 2 Banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1 cup Strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Mulberries
  • 10 Almonds
  • 1 tbsp Flax seeds
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Handful of ice
Instructions
  1. Blitz all the ingredients ( except water) in a blender. Add enough water to get the consistency you enjoy. You can certainly add some honey to sweeten the smoothie if you wish.

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