National Breakfast Week: Juices and Smoothies

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We don’t all have the time, inclination or appetite to eat a big meal every morning before we start the day.

Juices and smoothes are a great alternative; they’re healthy, sweet and filling enough to get you going at the beginning of a busy day.

As National Breakfast Week comes to a close, today we’re sharing a few of our favourite juice and smoothie recipes on Silversurfers.

Beetroot, Grapefruit & Apple Juice

Beetroot, apple & grapefruit juice

Beetroot, apple & grapefruit juice

 You’ll need:

  • 1 pack of vacuum packed natural cooked beetroot
  • 2 apples
  • 1 peeled grapefruit

What to do:

  1. Put your apples, grapefruit and beetroot into your juicer. Pour into glasses and serve.

Blueberry and Raspberry Smoothie

Blueberry & Raspberry Smoothie

Blueberry & Raspberry Smoothie

You’ll need: 

  • 175g (6oz) raspberries
  • 100g (4oz) blueberries
  • 300ml store-bought juice or coconut water; cranberry, raspberry, apple and pomegranate all work well.

What to do

  1. Put ingredients into a blender and mix well for at least one minute. For extra sweetness, add a tablespoon of honey. The consistency will be light like a juice – if you want a thicker smoothie, try adding a banana.

Celery, pear & ginger juice

Celery, pear & ginger juice

Celery, pear & ginger juice

You’ll need:

  • 2 green apples
  • 2 pears
  • 4 sticks of celery
  • 3cm fresh ginger

What to do:

  1. Chop the fruit and celery into chunks. Put everything through a juicer then chill in the fridge. Stir well before serving.

Spinach & mango smoothie

Spinach and Mango Smoothie

Spinach and Mango Smoothie

You’ll need: 

  • A large handful of spinach
  • 200g frozen mango
  • One medium banana
  • 250ml coconut water, water or apple juice

What to do:

  1. Add spinach, frozen mango, banana and coconut water to blender and blitz. If smoothie is too thick, add a little more water until you achieve your desired consistency.

 

What are your favourite juice and smoothie recipes? 

 

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