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Banana, Oat and Almond Smoothie

This smoothie is so deliciously indulgent that you’ll think that you’re actually having a milkshake. It is perfect for breakfast on the run, or when you feel like an afternoon treat. It literally takes 2 minutes to make, so there’s no excuse not to make it. We used to make this smoothie at Rose Bakery, a wonderful cafe I used to work at that started in Paris, but is now also in London. This smoothie was very popular, and you’ll know why when you try it. Whenever someone ordered it, I would make a little extra just to I could have some too. As you know, dairy milk is high in calcium, a mineral very much needed during pregnancy for the healthy formation of bones, teeth, nails, as well as the muscles, heart, and nerve development among others. Your need for calcium doubles during pregnancy, and if you don’t get enough to support your baby’s development, your body will remove calcium from your bones, leading to problems later in life such as osteoporosis and brittle bones. I’m …

avocado kale mango smoothie

Avocado Mango and Kale Smoothie

Avocados are the one of the latest fruits to be labeled as a superfood. It is rich in healthy fats, and therefore helps slow down the absorption of carbohytrates to help maintain a stable blood sugar. This smoothie also contains iron, vitamin C, omega 3’s, protein, fibre and lots of vitamins and minerals to keep you well nourished. It is a healthy treat you can enjoy for breakfast or as a snack on the go! It is so quick and easy to prepare, it’ll take you two minutes to make in the morning, and perfect for those days where you may not feel so hungry first thing so you can bring it with you and enjoy it later. Ingredients 1 cup fresh or frozen mango (about 1 large mango ) 1 whole orange peeled and seeded, cut into 1/4s 1 cup of chopped kale 1 banana 12- 15 raw almonds 1/2 avocado 2 tablespoons chia seeds 2 cups water Instructions Combine all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Enjoy!