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Packed full of superfood ingredients this smoothie makes a nutritious and sustaining breakfast drink. [Photo: Neal's Yard Remedies]

Super restore and recharge smoothie

2 October, 2013

This drink helps boost energy and immunity when feeling low, exhausted.

It’s a great pick-me-up after illness or when your resistance to infections is poor. This recipes makes enough for two – so share the goodness with someone you love!


  • 600ml (20 oz) almond milk
  • 2 bananas
  • 45g (1 ½ oz) rolled oats
  • 45g (1 ½ oz) quinoa flakes
  • ½  to 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp astragalus powder
  • 1 tsp ashwagandha powder
  • 1 tsp organic bee pollen
  • 4 tsp flax seed oil
  • 1-2 tbl agave syrup


1 Soak the oats and quinoa in the almond milk for ten minutes.

2 Pop all the ingredients into a food blender.

3 Blend until a smooth consistency, adding a little water if you prefer it thinner.

4  Pour into glasses and drink chilled.

Superfood facts

This energy boosting smoothie is packed full of superfood ingredients with multiple health benefits, such as:

Almond milk Used in Ayurveda for nourishing spirituality, intellect and the reproductive system

Rolled oats Rich in B vitamins and minerals for energy and to restore vitality

Quinoa flakes Warming and energising, highest protein content of the grains

Cinnamon Balances blood sugar, boosts digestion, warms and energises

Astragalus  A herb used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to strengthen the body

Ashwagandha  Restorative herb said to give the strength of a stallion

Organic bee pollen A complete superfood that is an energy and nutritive tonic

Flax seed oil Contains essential fatty acids help to support energy and speed recuperation

Agave syrup A delicious sweetener that is low in calories but has many healthy benefit

It makes a great breakfast as it releases energy slowly throughout the day for continued support to mind and body.


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