Smoothies for weight loss

Article Nov 30, 2012

Try these tasty smoothies, ideal for breakfast or for after exercise.

Ultimate breakfast smoothie
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This smoothie is crammed with nutrients and is high in fibre and protein, so it's filling too. Packed with vitamin C, berries are a quick and easy ingredient for smoothies, especially in the morning when you don't have time to peel and chop fruit. Frozen berries are extra convenient.

Serves one

- Add 80g frozen raspberries, 80g frozen blueberries, 200ml oat milk, two heaped tablespoons live natural yoghurt, 100g silken tofu and one tablespoon runny honey to a jug and blend until smooth.
- To save time, pop everything into a jug the night before, leave in the fridge then just blend in the morning.

Kiwifruit, pear and apple smoothie

Kiwifruit are packed with potassium, antioxidants, fibre and vitamins C and E.

Serves one

- To make this delcious smoothie, peel two ripe kiwifruit, then peel an core one ripe pear and blend together with one cup of cloudy apple juice.
- Simply add the ingredients to a large jug and blend together with a hand-held blender until smooth. By pulping whole fruit you capture the maximum number of nutrients. 

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