Smoothies and Shakes.

Ms Lynch’s TY home economics class are currently doing a healthy eating campaign. Here are a few recipes to enjoy as part of a healthy snack.

  1. Tropical Shake 


1 small tin pineapple chunks (in juice)

1 banana

5 strawberries (stalks removed)

20 g spinach (washed)

180 ml milk

1 tablespoon flaxseed, ground

1 tablespoon porridge oats

   2. Banana and Berry Smootie


1 Banana

50 g frozen berries

1/2 tablespoon peanut butter

180 ml milk

1 tablespoon oats

2 teaspoons honey

water to dilute as needed


  1. Wash fruit and/or vegetables and prepare according to chosen recipe above. Place into a blender.
  2. Pour in the liquid ingredients, add the remaining ingredients and blend.
  3. Taste and add a little honey or milk if necessary.
  4. Serve immediately in a glass.

How will this recipe boost my performance?

Banana contains carbohydrate which enhances the recovery of muscle after high intensity exercise. Kale contains vitamin K which is essential for proper blood clotting.smoothie




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