Try making this delicious tropical fruit almond milk smoothie

Recipes & Nutrition

Author: Yves Meersman and Randy MellaertsPublished: 4 August 2016

Parkinson's LifePrep: 10 minsParkinson's LifeCook: 20 minsParkinson's LifeServes: 4

Tropical fruit smoothie

In the height of summer, a fresh smoothie is the best way to cool down. Combining nutritious tropical fruit with superfood almond milk, this delicious drink is perfect for people with chewing and/or swallowing issues


Ingredients

250g tropical fruit mix (fresh or frozen)
500ml almond milk
50g almonds
4 tbsp oats
1 tbsp honey
1 orange
a handful of mint leaves

Preparation

1. Rinse and peel the fruit. Remove any seeds or stones. If using frozen fruit, allow it to partially defrost.
2. Squeeze and sieve the orange juice.
3. Mix together well.

Method

1. Put the fruit or the defrosted fruit mix into the blender and pour in the almond milk.
2. Add the honey, almonds and oats.
3. Blend everything until it until it reaches a smooth, creamy consistency.

Finishing

1. Just before serving, add the freshly squeezed orange juice and mix together well.
2. Pour equal amounts into four sundae glasses and garnish each with a mint leaf.

Chewing and swallowing

Adjust the amount of almond milk to create the required consistency level.

Nutritional information

Nutrition per 100 grams

Energy……………………………………………………………………………… 83 kcal/345 kJ

Proteins………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.0 g

Total fat……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4.7 g

Saturated fat………………………………………………………………………………… 0.4 g

Monounsaturated fat………………………………………………………. 1.0 g

Polyunsaturated fat…………………………………………………………….. 0.4 g

Cholesterol …………………………………………………………………………………..0 mg

Carbohydrates………………………………………………………………………………… 7.8 g

Sugars …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5.9 g

Fibres…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.6 g

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