A smoothie recipe for newbies (nice not foul)

shakeYou might have been given a smoothie maker* today so before you hide it in a cupboard never to be seen again (not here) may i suggest you make a banana smoothie (my blog).

In fact you can even use a food mixer for this so you could return your unused new thing, so before you discover the vile combinations of ‘healthy’ vegetables try.

  • one banana
  • small spoon of cocoa powder (non sweetened) – not chocolate but that will do.
  • milk of some description

Older bananas are better than new from the shop as the texture of new bananas can be gassy and a bit like paint in texture.  Quality matters here and shit fruit/ingredients is not going to make you like something as the maker cannot do miracles with rubbish.

An example – Strawberry smoothies need sugar if they are wet and tasteless but it is the wrong time of year for those of you in the north.

Then you can put it away and move on to the next food fad, slow cookers are apparently hot.

*sounds like a teenage sex fad

by golly but...

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