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Minty Pineapple Smoothie

This gorgeous pineapple smoothie packs a serious nutritional punch as well as giving you a sugar replacement hit.

The oats and linseeds give you healthy fats and fibre. The pineapple gives you a healthy dose of Vitamin C and the spinach gives you a whole host of minerals and antioxidants including:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Potassium
  • Iron 
  • Magnesium

The Vitamin C and the minerals in this smoothie are a great boost to anyone who needs to rehydrate and help their body heal.

This recipe serves two.


200g pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into chunks

small handful of mint leaves

50g washed baby spinach

25g oats

2 tbspn linseeds

handful unsalted, unroasted cashew nuts

fresh lime juice to taste


Put all the ingredients in a blender with 200ml water and process until smooth. If it’s too thick, add more water until you get the consistency you like.

Recipe credit: Good Food magazine, July 2014


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