Energising Breakfast Smoothie

Energising Breakfast Smoothie

Start your morning the right way…with this Energising Breakfast Smoothie

This is a great smoothie for a pre-yoga boost or an energising breakfast. I first came across this smoothie on Tara Stiles YouTube channel. I tried it and have been hooked ever since!

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It is so easy to make and the ingredients are easy to find.

Ingredients:

– 1 banana

– 1 cup of frozen fruit (I used frozen mixed fruits)

– 1 tbsp of almond butter

– 2 scoops of Protein Powder (I use Pea Protein)

– Almond milk (pour until it nearly covers the other ingredients)

Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Health Benefits of the ingredients:

Bananas

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  • High in potassium
  • Provides energy for that pre-yoga boost
  • Sustains your blood sugar level
  • High in fibre
  • Mood boosting – triggers the happy hormone in the brain
  • Provides antioxidants for the body

Berries

berries

  • Manages diabetes
  • Boosts heart health – healthy fruits and vegetables lower the risk of heart disease and heart attacks
  • Contains lots of fibre – makes us feel full
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Contains lots of antioxidants which helps fight infections

Almond Milk

Almond milk

  • Lowers cholesterol – low in fat and saturates
  • Good source of calcium – for strong healthy bones
  • Contains lots of Vitamin E – great for your skin
  • Low in carbs – won’t impact your blood sugar levels

Almond Butter

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  • Great source of protein
  • Contains vitamin E – great for your skin
  • Contains omega 3 – maintains metabolic and heart health
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Helps control blood pressure