Smoothies are a great addition to a balanced breakfast. This recipe includes a a full serving of fruit and yogurt, as well as fibre.
- Course Beverages & Snacks
- Prep. Time 5 mins
- Yields 2 servings
Did you know that milk products contain protein, which helps with the formation of tissues such as muscle?
They also contain other nutrients such as riboflavin and zinc, which are factors in the conversion of food into energy.
In a blender, purée half the yogurt, along with berries, bran, almonds (if using) and honey until smooth; add remaining yogurt and pulse until blended. Pour into chilled glasses or travel cups and serve immediately.
Bags of mixed frozen berries are terrific to keep on hand and are much more economical than buying fresh when they’re not in season. If you do have fresh berries, freeze them on a baking sheet until solid, then transfer to a freezer bag or airtight container. Use them frozen to add a thick texture to smoothies.
The almonds create a twist by adding texture and a nutty flavour to the smoothie, though you can leave them out if you prefer.
Did you know that a serving of cheese is 50 g (1 ½ oz)?
This is the same size as two erasers or a half-pack of playing cards. Easy to remember now, right?
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Did you know that milk products are the best natural source of calcium?
In addition, they contain other nutrients such as protein, phosphorous, zinc, riboflavin and vitamin B12.
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