AFTER SPORT–SMOOTHIES

Keep that winning smile
These smoothies are great for recovery especially when you can’t face a bigger snack. However, as they contain blended fruit, they are also high in free sugars.  Protect your smile from tooth decay by drinking some water alongside or pairing it with a non-sugar snack such as crackers or fresh fruit. Eating a recovery meal as soon as you can will help the enamel recover and keep all your pearly whites healthy.

The following smoothies can be taken to the sidelines but they will need to be kept chilled in a cooler bag. Making smoothies using frozen fruit will also help to keep them cool. Just remember to give the smoothie a good shake before serving!


For all smoothies: Simply use a blender (or hand blender) to whizz up all the ingredients together. Pour into a glass or portable container. That’s it!

Basic smoothie for 1DSC00633 (1)
Makes about 350ml
1 large banana
125ml skimmed milk
3 tbsp fat free plain yoghurt


Fruity DSC00632 (1)
Makes about 700ml
1 large banana
1 apple, cored and chopped
1 298g tin of mandarin oranges
3 tbsp. fat free plain yoghurt


Peanut butter & banana DSC00639 (1)
Makes about 350ml
1 large banana
2 tbsp peanut butter
125ml skimmed milk
3 tbsp fat free plain yoghurt


Healthy freakshake
This healthy makeover of a monster dessert can be made very quickly as long as you pre-freeze the banana. You can keep bananas stored in a freezer for up to 1 month.
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Ingredients:
150ml skimmed milk
2 tsp low or no sugar hot chocolate mix
1 banana
Toppings
Handful of fresh or defrosted frozen berries
Chopped nuts or seeds
Toasted oats

Method:

  1. Place the banana in a freezer, unpeeled for a minimum of 2 hours until frozen.
  2. Heat around 50ml of the milk and add the hot chocolate mix. Stir until completely dissolved. Pour into a large glass and mix in the rest of the milk.
  3. Peel the frozen banana and chop it into chunks. Place it in a food processor or blender and pulse the banana until it is blended and creamy. Scoop the banana into 2 balls and add to the glass, on top of the milk.
  4. Lastly, sprinkle with your chosen toppings and serve with a spoon.

Freakshake bite 1

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