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Banana breakfast smoothie

Diana Henry / 11 January 2016

A nutritious banana, blueberry and apricot breakfast smoothie that's packed with oats, seeds and nuts for long-lasting energy.

Banana breakfast smoothie
Oats, nuts and seeds make this a nutritious and filling smoothie

Preparation time

5 minutes




  • 1 banana
  • 4 dried apricots
  • 3 tbsp blueberries
  • 4 tbsp oats
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp linseeds
  • 1 tbsp walnuts or hazelnuts
  • 1 tbsp wheatgerm
  • 125ml semi-skimmed milk or almond milk
  • 125ml orange juice
  • 1 tbsp honey


New Year, new effort to eat healthily. But what if you're not keen on porridge? Try porridge oats, fruit, nuts and seeds in this nutritious breakfast smoothie that's packed with energy to keep you going all morning. 

What's more, it's extremely easy to make - simply measure out all your ingredients and blend everything together until smooth and enjoy. Add a little extra milk or orange juice if you find it too thick.

For more breakfast ideas, see our healthy breakfast suggestions.


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