Smoothies

Feel good smoothie recipes

Cheer yourself up with these vibrant fruit and veg based drinks

By Rebecca Shepherd, 10 January 2018
Feel good smoothie recipes

Great for any part of the day, and adding a mix of fruit and veg will give you a whole range of nutrients, too.

Don't forget to blitz the ingredients for each recipe in a blender until smooth.

Berry bonanza

This fruity drink is a source of vitamin C, which increases iron absorption.

Serves: 4

Price per serving: 38p

  • 100g frozen raspberries
  • 1 pear, cored
  • 2 stalks celery
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 300ml coconut water
  • Raspberries, to garnish (optional)

 

Beet master 

A pink wonder, this contains folate, which helps with the normal function of the immune system.

Serves: 2

Price per serving: 57p

  • 1 raw beetroot, peeled
  • 100g frozen cherries
  • 1tbsp grated ginger
  • 100g fat-free Greek-style yogurt
  • 100ml semi-skimmed milk
  • Thin slice beetroot, to garnish (optional)

 

Citrus sunshine

High in vitamin C, which helps reduce tiredness and fatigue.

Serves:

Price per serving: 27p

  • 2 medium carrots, coarsely grated
  • 1 red grapefruit, peeled
  • 250ml orange juice
  • Twist grapefruit zest, to garnish (optional)

 

Mango madness 

Yummy mango with calcium to help maintain normal bones and teeth.

Serves:

Price per serving: 22p

  • 75g frozen mango
  • 1 banana
  • 100g fat-free Greek-style yogurt 
  • 200ml semi-skimmed milk 

 

Cocoa-nuts!  

This creamy tasting nutty treat is suitable for a dairy-free diet.

Serves:

Price per serving: 20p

  • 1 banana
  • 1tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1tsp dairy-free cocoa powder
  • 300ml almond milk alternative

 

The green scene 

The potassium in this green blend helps maintain normal blood pressure.

Serves: 4
Price per serving: 26p

  • 40g spinach
  • 1 banana
  • 2 kiwi fruit, peeled
  • 100g fat-free Greek-style yogurt
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk