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23 healthy smoothies to start your morning

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high fibre mixed berry smoothie

Starting your day with a healthy breakfast is an important habit to get in to; not only does it set you up for the busy morning ahead, it kick-starts your metabolism and delivers the first punch of essential nutrients your body needs.

Want to start your day on a healthy note but short on time? You can’t look past a beautiful homemade smoothie. They’re super creamy, fruity and naturally sweet, but are actually packed full of nutrients for that healthy start. Whether you prefer a fresh vegie-based green smoothie or something with a little banana, simply grab your blender and toss in whatever your heart desires. To make your decision a little easier, here’s a selection of our favourite smoothie recipes that are both healthy and delicious.

Looking for more healthy breakfast ideas?

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Frozen mango lassi bowl with cardamon crumble

Frozen mango lassi bowl with cardamon crumble

Expand your traditional breakfast ideas with this gut-friendly yoghurt based bowl.

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Mango and almond yoghurt smoothie

Mango and almond yoghurt smoothie

Fresh or frozen mango gives this satisfying mango and almond yoghurt smoothie a tropical feel and ground almonds adds texture and extra nutrients

superseed smoothie

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Super-seed smoothie

Super-seed smoothie

Packed with Greek yoghurt, mixed berries, honey, banana, goji berries, and seeds this vibrant coloured smoothie is as good for you as it is tasty.

health benefits of chia seeds

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Banana berry breakfast sorbet

Banana berry breakfast sorbet

This ruby red bowl of lusciousness is brimming with good things – from an assortment of healthy fruit, to chia seeds packed with omega-3s.

green smoothie

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Green fruit and vegetable smoothie

Green fruit and vegetable smoothie

There’s no need to drink this green smoothie purely for the health benefits. The ingredients combined together are fresh and delicious with a wonderful gingery kick. You could substitute the lime for lemon, or kiwifruit, if you like.

chai smoothie

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Chai smoothie

Thick, creamy and deliciously spiced, this chai smoothie is a great afternoon pick-me-up.

Banana smoothie

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Banana smoothie

Give your daily calcium and potassium intake a boost with this delicious banana smoothie. Enriched with the flavour and sweetness of honey and cinnamon and the goodness of wheatgerm, it’s a meal in itself.

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Acai breakfast bowl

Acai breakfast bowl

Acai berries contain very high levels of antioxidants, good-for-you fatty acids along with loads of essential vitamins and minerals – great for cardiovascular health and reducing cancer risk.

pomegranate smoothie

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Pomegranate smoothie

Pomegranate smoothie

Coconut raspberry smoothie

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Creamy coconut and raspberry smoothie

Creamy coconut and raspberry smoothie

This raspberry smoothie recipe uses blended cashews and coconut to create a delicious creamy consistency without any dairy in sight!

coconut mango pearl smoothie

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Coconut mango pearl smoothie

Coconut mango pearl smoothie

banana in almond soy milk

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Banana in almond soy milk

Banana in almond soy milk

This dairy-free banana smoothie is brilliant for breakfast or a speedy snack.

AVOCADO AND BANANA Smoothie

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Avocado and banana smoothie

Avocado and banana smoothie

This superfood smoothie is delicious, nutritious and filling.

soy, linseed, banana & raspberry smoothie

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Soy, linseed, banana & raspberry smoothie

Soy, linseed, banana & raspberry smoothie

Cherry and walnut smoothie

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Cherry and walnut smoothie

Cherry and walnut smoothie

Start the day off with this refreshing and healthy smoothie, filled with sweet cherries, walnuts and black chia seeds.

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Green superfood smoothie

Green superfood smoothie

Start your morning with a nutrient dense green smoothie!

mixed berry soy smoothie

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Mixed berry soy smoothie

Mixed berry soy smoothie

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Summer sunrise

Summer sunrise

Low kilojoule, low fat, a source of fibre and high in vitamin C. Benefits of vitamin C may include protecting our health against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, cancer, eye disease and immunity.

high fibre mixed berry smoothie

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High-fibre mixed berry yoghurt smoothie

Packed with long-lasting energy thanks to the added cereal, high-fibre berry yoghurt smoothies make a great breakfast.

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Superseed smoothie

Superseed smoothie

berry smoothie

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Berry smoothie

Berry smoothie

tropical smoothie

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Tropical smoothie

Tropical smoothie

For a super-chilled summery smoothie, freeze the chopped banana and the mango overnight before blending.

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Carmen Miranda mango smoothie bowl

Carmen Miranda mango smoothie bowl

This tropical smoothie bowl recipe is over the top, just like the flamboyant Brazilian performer it was named after, packed full of fresh summer fruits and sweet hydrating coconut.

mango and coconut smoothie

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Mango and coconut smoothie

These thick, creamy mango and coconut smoothies are sweetened with honey and delightfully astringent pomegranate molasses.

fruit smoothie energiser

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Fruit smoothie energiser

Fruit smoothie energiser

STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE

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Strawberry smoothie

Strawberry smoothie

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