Super Smoothie

Quick easy, calcium rich snack, vegan option

Beginner

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Recipe by Dietitian Cath Fogarty

Modifications

Equipment

Preparation

Note that if modifications are made this may alter the state and nutritional value of the recipe. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to ensure the consistency of the feed is appropriate. Aim for a texture similar to pancake batter or drinking yogurt.

  • Use your preferred plant-based milk and yoghurt for vegan option.
  • Mix it up! Vary your smoothies with one or more of the following: soft fruits - tinned work well, a handful of raw spinach, teaspoon of nut butter, 1/2 avocado, 1 cooked beetroot, 3g grated ginger.
  • Hand or jug blender
  • Sieve
  • Spatula

Timings

Approx. 5 mins preparation

This recipe was designed for children. Your dietitian should help you calculate the right portion for your child. Some children may need smaller portions e.g. a half portion may be adequate for an older/teenage child.

Nutritional content:

345kcals, 12g protein, 14.7g fat, 44g carbohydrate, 1.1mg iron, 285mg calcium.

Portion Sizes

Full portion 400ml/ 6.5 x60ml syringes = 345kcal/12g protein
Half portion 180ml/ 3 x 60ml syringes = 155kcal/5.4g protein
Third portion 120ml/ 2 x 60ml syringes = 104kcal/3.6g protein

High/Low kcal options

To increase calorie content add
• 1 tablespoons honey (17kcal)
• 1 scoop/60g ice cream (100kcal)

Step 1

Pour milk (120ml) into blender and add remainder of ingredients.

Step 2

Blend for 3 to 5 mins until completely smooth - no additional water/milk needed to blend.

Blending Instructions

Blend without any additional water/milk, sieve after blending. This recipe yielded 400ml total blend.

Freezing Instructions

Make this smoothie fresh and consume immediately.

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