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Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right

Why wait for January to begin your health buzz?

Healthy and quick - what more could you want?
Healthy and quick - what more could you want?
Image: Shutterstock/Ruslan Mitin

IF YOU’RE THE  type who goes to bed wearing your work clothes to save time in the mornings we think we know what kind of breakfast you’re after.

You won’t be the type to stew over the thickness of the hollandaise sauce for the eggs benedict but rather the gone in 60 seconds type.

Thankfully, the advent of blenders has facilitated this lifestyle and provided you’ve the following ingredients placed in it overnight there’s no reason you can’t go from bed to pavement in this time.


  • Half a bowl of porridge oats
  • 1 banana
  • A tablespoon of peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons of yoghurt
  • A handful of ice


  1. Press ‘on’ and you’ll be good to go in less than a minute!

This breakfast smoothie isn’t loaded with the sugar content of many others, you’ll kick-start your metabolism, replenish your energy stores and possibly even keep you away from the vending machine until lunch.

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