sports day smoothie
Makes 1 large smoothie
Smoothies are a quick, easy, practical and versatile way to refuel efficiently during sports events. Packed full of nutrients, real fresh ingredients, they should become your best friends.
This new smoothie tastes like a treat and contains balanced amounts of good carbs, fibres and protein, with the added bonus of that sweet summer strawberry flavour.
Handful of strawberries
1/2 small beetroot, raw, chopped
1 ball frozen spinach
1 tablespoon chia seeds
- In a nutribullet, or equivalent, add all the ingredients and coconut water to the max line, and blend until smooth.
- The amount of coconut water may vary depending on your preferred way of enjoying smoothies.
- Add extra strawberries for the sweet tooth out there!
The Health Boost Tip
This smoothie offers the perfect balanced fuel to keep going. Good carbohydrates and fibres from the banana, protein from the chia seeds, natural performance and stamina boosting properties from the beetroot, natural sweetness from the strawberries and the all essential portion of cruciferous green with the spinach.
Have a try and I promise you, you won't want to buy a ready made, fluorescent supposedly energy boosting drink ever again!