Hitting your five-a-day – or is it seven now? – can be tricky if you’re running on a tight schedule during the week, but those micronutrients are essential for ensuring quick recovery. Blending fruit, vegetables and supplements into a smoothie will not only boost your nutritional efficacy but will create a sweet treat that you can look forward to. Because fitness fuel can be both
nutritious and delicious – really.
BANANA AND GINGER BLAST
Slice one banana and combine with 6oz vanilla yoghurt, 1 tbsp honey and tsp grated ginger. Blitz until smooth, for a soothing remedy to heartburn and nausea.
GREEN TEA SUPER-SHAKE
Brew half a cup of green tea and stir in 2 tsp honey. Mix with ½ medium banana, 1 ½ cups frozen blueberries and ¾ cup vanilla soy milk. Blend for an antioxidant boost.
RED BERRY BURST
Blend 1 ½ cups strawberries, 1 cup blueberries, ½ cup raspberries, 2 tbsp honey, 1 tsp fresh lemon juice and ½ cup ice cubes for an energy-boosting brew.