The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie



Milk: 1½ cups quinoa, almond, rice, oat, hazelnut or soy milk
Fruit: ½ cup berries, banana, papaya, pear, passionfruit or mango
Sweetener: 1 tsp raw honey, agave, rice syrup or manuka honey
Dried fruit: 1 tbsp pitted dates, sultanas, goji berries, dried cranberries or goldenberries (Incan gooseberries)
Seeds: 1 tsp ground linseeds (flaxseed meal), chia seeds or tahini, hulled (stir the tahini before using it as the oil separates)
Oil: 1 tsp flaxseed, coconut, hazelnut, walnut or brazil nut oil (optional)
Leafy greens: baby spinach, kale, parsley or Asian greens
Micronutrients: 1 tsp spirulina, wheatgrass or barley grass powder

Optional Extras
1 tsp maca powder
1 tsp LSA
1 tsp acai powder
1 tsp lecithin granules
1 tsp raw cacao powder
1 tsp psyllium husks
1 tsp slippery elm powder


Place the milk in a blender (or in a container and use a hand-held blender), then add the fresh or dried fruit, seeds, oil, micronutrients and sweetener, if using.

Now, add in whatever extras you like. Process until blended and smooth.

Serves 1

Recipe and image within Janella Purcell's cookbook "Janella's Wholefood Kitchen", published by Allen and Unwin.

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