Donal Skehan

Breakfast of Champions!

I don’t know about you but it seems that everyone I talk to at the moment is on a healthy eating buzz and I for one am more than happy jump on board.  When I was in first started blogging it was all about healthy eating because that was what I was doing at the time, you may have noticed that has changed lately with the ridiculous amounts of cakes and baking recipes on the website.  That being said I am a big believer in keeping a balance between indulging and having a nice healthy diet.

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Frozen Fruit Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is the perfect pick-me-up for any sleepy head. It has the ideal combination of sharp and sweet and provides the ice-cold hit that could wake anybody up. Don’t be tempted to add sugar or any extra sweetness, as the banana and apple juice will balance out any sharpness from the berries.

Serves 2
100g frozen berries
1 banana, peeled and broken into chunky pieces
Apple juice, not from concentrate

Allow the berries to thaw slightly before putting them into a high-sided container with the banana.

Fill the container with apple juice up to the level of the banana, then blitz with a hand blender until smooth.

Serve in a glass with some ice.

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