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5:2 diet recipe: Blueberry and Almond Milk Smoothie

September 16th 2014 / Emma Jones / 2 comments

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Looking for a healthy but hearty breakfast? This blueberry smoothie from expert nutritionist Vicki Edgson fills the hole if you're on the 5:2

If you’re looking for an alternative to porridge in the mornings, this blueberry and almond milk smoothie recipe is great. Packed-full of healthy ingredients, whiz it up in a matter of minutes and drink it fresh, or stick it in the fridge to make a mousse-like treat for later.

Serves: 1

Calories: 140

Ingredients:

1 punnet blueberries, washed and drained

200ml sugar-free almond milk

1 Chia shot (1 tsp)

Juice 1/2 lemon

Cooking instructions:

1. Blend all ingredients until smooth and serve at room temperature.

Tip: If you make this the evening before and leave it in the fridge overnight, the Chia seeds will swell with the blueberries, and you will have a mousse-like pudding for breakfast instead.

Join the conversation

  • Rita
  • October 12th 2014

The Blueberry smoothy calls for 1/2 juice lemon not clear to me is this a large.medium.small lemon fresh,just squeeze the 1/2 lemon and get what you can in juice? It sounds so good and filling not to mention healthy. I'm a type 2 diabetic, will all this be OK to drink. and sorry I'm not much of a cook ...what is a punnet? is this the little box the berries come in at the groceries?

  • Fiona
  • September 16th 2014

Had almond milk for the first time last week and loved it, very creamy and filling. How many calories are in this morning shake?

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