Raspberry & Coconut Breakfast Smoothie

Brekkie smoothie

Serves: 1

1⁄4 cup raw cashews, ideally soaked overnight and drained*

1 cup unsweetened almond milk, or another milk of your preference

½ cup Cocobella coconut water Straight Up

½ cup frozen raspberries

1 frozen banana

½ teaspoon cinnamon

* You could substitute the nuts for a quality protein powder

Breakfast is quite literally, breaking the fast. When we wake in the morning, our blood sugars are low. In order to have the energy, focus and everything else we require for the day ahead, a nutritious breakfast is crucial.

For anyone struggling with over-eating or making less-than-ideal food choices, breakfast is your best friend so please don’t avoid it, or worse still, be tricked into thinking that skipping breakfast means a healthy weight.

Skipping breakfast looks like this…fogginess, dulling of the senses and often very distracting hunger. Your body sends signals to your brain to locate food immediately. It’s food with super-fast converting energy that you’re essentially forcing your body to require and consume at all costs. Most often this looks like a sugary over-processed muffin or coffee by the truckload!

It doesn’t need to be this way. Instead of this, how about feeling clear and energised upon waking? Feeling excited about enjoying a delicious breakfast and seizing the day ahead. Breakfast is the difference here.

Living in our modern world, time is of the essence so let’s make breakfast as simple as possible. My mantra with all food: simple, delicious & nutritious.

This breakfast smoothie is ready in moments, and provides you with the fuel you need to start your day off right. It’s suitable for vegan, vegetarian and gluten free diets and contains quality protein and fat from nuts, energy from fruit and natural antioxidants from cinnamon – plus it tastes delish!

Method

Add all ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth and well combined. Serve and enjoy immediately.


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