Smoothie Sunday: Chasing the Blues Away recipe

The Chasing the Blues Away smoothie is rich in magnesium, antioxidants and fibre. Courtesy Kenwood
The Chasing the Blues Away smoothie is rich in magnesium, antioxidants and fibre. Courtesy Kenwood

This smoothie is packed with mood-boosting ingredients. Swiss chard is a good source of magnesium which helps to calm nerves and relax muscles, while blueberries are rich in antioxidants, which help to fight inflammation and ageing. The smoothie is also a good source of fibre.

Chasing the Blues Away smoothie

Preparation time: 13 minutes

Serves 2-3

Ingredients

250ml unsweetened almond milk

1 tbsp chia seeds, soaked

100g Swiss chard, washed

100g blueberries

1 banana, fresh or frozen

2 tbsp flaxseeds

Method

• Soak the chia seeds in a little water for 10 minutes.

• Place all the ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth.

• Pour into a glass, serve immediately and enjoy.

Recipe provided by Kenwood, www.kenwoodworld.com/en-ae

Published: September 18, 2016 04:00 AM

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