Need to get back to business after the festive season? Get an all-day energy boost with this smoothie that’s full of healthy ingredients, including whole grain oats for fibre and slow-burning carbohydrates, almonds for healthy fats, yoghurt and milk for bone-strengthening calcium and berries and pomegranate for disease-fighting antioxidants. It’s everything you need for an all-day energy booster. Created exclusively for Fitness First mag readers by nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume.
- 1 cup milk or milk alternative*
- 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt*
- 1/2 pomegranate
- 1 cup strawberries, frozen
- 1/2 cup rolled or steel cut oats
- 1 tsp goji berries
- 2 tsp flaked coconut
- 1 tbsp almonds, chopped
- Sweetener to taste (optional)
*Vegans can replace dairy with silken tofu
Place all ingredients in a blender, blend until smooth then serve.