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Treat yourself to a tropical smoothie
Smoothies are a great way to use up any leftover fruit or veg, and this high protein, high fibre recipe is deliciously simple. It’s tasty, quick to prepare and good for you too. What’s not to like?
Why it’s good for you
Smoothies can be an effective way to increase fibre in your diet. Fibre helps your body regulate sugar levels, so it’s beneficial for people with diabetes. Fibre also adds bulk to the foods that you eat, which increases your sense of fullness. This can help you eat fewer calories and increase weight loss. Finally, fibre assists healthy bowel function and helps to lower cholesterol.
Tropical Smoothie Recipe
Makes 2 serves
165 calories | 9 grams protein
8 grams fibre | 82mg calcium
1 cup strawberries
1 cup pineapple
½ cup spinach
1 cup coconut water
1 serve of hemp protein powder (approx. 20-25 grams)
½ tsp turmeric powder (it can be an acquired taste, work your way up to ½ tsp)
1 sprig mint to garnish
1 slice watermelon/½ passionfruit to garnish
1. Place all the ingredients into a blender. Blitz and enjoy!
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