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    Berry Blue Smoothie

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    Berry Blue Smoothie

    Nutritious and versatile, smoothies make an excellent quick snack, and can also count as one portion of the recommended five a day. Serve them at breakfast to provide a treat for the family and a healthy start to the day. There is a huge choice of fresh fruit at this time of year.

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 10 minutes 10 minutes

    Makes: 4 small glasses

    Ingredients

    • 125g fresh blueberries, washed
    • 125g fresh raspberries, washed
    • 1 ripe medium banana
    • 250g Waitrose Natural Low Fat Yogurt
    • 300ml semi-skimmed milk
    • 6-8 ice cubes, optional

    Method

    1. Place all the ingredients, except the ice cubes, in a blender or food processor and purée until smooth. Add a little extra milk if you prefer a thinner consistency.
    2. Add the ice cubes, if using, and blend again for a further 20-30 seconds until the ice is roughly crushed. Serve immediately in long, chilled glasses.

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    Cook's tips

    Food Explorers is our new range of good food for children aged 5-9 offering meals, snacks and drinks with controlled levels of fat, salt and added sugars. This Food Explorers recipe follows the same guidelines and can help to provide a balanced eating plan for the family to enjoy together.

    Variation

    Replace the raspberries and blueberries with other seasonal berries.

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