Green Smoothies – easy, delicious, and nutrient-dense!

 

Green Smoothie Recipe:

 

Ingredients:

  • One handful of kale or spinach
  • 250g of cold milk – almond milk or quinoa milk are best if a dairy allergy is present
  • 8 ice cubes (large)
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 2 strawberries
  • 1 banana (large)
  • 1 tablespoon of raw honey, if you require additional sweetness
 
Place all ingredients into thermomix or blender and blend for 1 minute, until all ingredients are combined and smooth. 
Thermomix users – use speed 10 for 1 minute. 
 
 
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Nutritional Information:

 
Kale/Spinach – iron, calcium, vitamins A, C and K
Strawberries – vitamin C
Banana – potassium
Quinoa or Almond milk – protein
 
Chia Seeds – 
  • essential fatty acids – Omega 3 and 6
  • fibre – soluble and insoluble
  • antioxidants
  • protein
  • amino acids – all 8 essential amino acids
  • essential minerals – calcium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, copper, potassium
  • vitamins A, B and E
 
 
You can easily mix it up with these smoothies, and tailor it to your child’s tastes – I would love to add some avocado, for some additional good fats and creamy texture! 
 
 
This recipe was brought to you by Sinead Dyer, a thermomix consultant in Perth WA. 
 
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