Super quick and easy, this mango lemon smoothie is a great way to start your morning or to boost your fruit intake any time of the day.
I don’t really do breakfast. I think I’ve said that here before but I really struggle to eat before at least 10am. Until then I’m fuelled by caffeine and caffeine alone. It is something that I’m trying to change though, not least because Izzy has started asking why she has to eat breakfast when neither Rich nor I do. Parenting by example and all that.
I have a couple of great granola recipes on the blog and I’m keeping track of ideas over on my Pinterest breakfast board. But it’s hard to break a long standing habit and convince my body that it would indeed like to run on more than coffee first thing.
Smoothies seem like a good compromise and a good place to start. This mango lemon smoothie is so easy, fast and takes so little effort. It’s filling, creamy and fruity all at the same time making it a great way to give yourself a boost in the mornings or for topping up your fruit intake any time of the day – especially now we’re all trying to reach our 7 a day goal. If you want to boost your intake even more add a banana or a couple of handfuls of raspberries – fresh once they’re in season or frozen would be just fine. Continue reading