Shamrock Shake Smoothie Recipe
For St. Patrick’s Day
This healthy smoothie would make a nice breakfast or a healthy snack and you would get a serving each of fruit and veg in as well as having a fun.
The recipe is below or alternatively watch this fun lively how-to video (with music!) from Eating Well:
- 1/2 cup low-fat milk (or milk alternative)
- 1 frozen large banana, sliced
- 1 cup spinach
- 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
- 1/3 cup packed fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
- 4 ice cubes
- kiwi slices for garnish
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Put avocado in your pudding
A brilliant dinner party treat is an avocado chocolate pudding. I guarantee guests will want to make this at home themselves:
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Bake them in bread
Veggies are marvelous when used in baking. Courgettes in particular seem to do the job above others.
Try this brilliant recipe:
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Not tried cauliflower pizza? You might like it so give it a whirl sometime soon.
Here’s a recipe from the Hemsley sisters:
Another great veg idea for the humble pizza is to spread a layer of pureed spinach on the dough before adding your tomato sauce. Sneaky, right?
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Casseroles, Bolognese sauce or chilli is the ideal place to smuggle in added veg. Vegetable dodgers will barely notice if you grate carrot or courgette, or finely mince mushrooms (which have a surprisingly meaty texture). The texture is barely changed.
How about this beef bourguignon recipe… you could easily double the veg or add other veg like parsnips, courgettes/zucchini, butternut squash, leeks. Get creative. The main base and herbs give you the flavour and the veg can build on that.