Green Smoothie

An alternative breakfast for those struggling with morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum

Green smoothie

An alternative breakfast for those struggling with morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: British
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: smoothie
Free or Membership Recipe: Free Recipe
Nut Free Recipe: Nut Free
Servings: 2 glasses
Calories: 324kcal
Author: Jo Paterson

Ingredients

  • 200 grams fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 whole kiwi peeled and chopped
  • 1 whole ripe avocado pitted and diced
  • 250 ml coconut milk (or almond, soya or lactofree milk)
  • 1 whole lime the juice of
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed milled or ground
  • ice cubes to the consistency liked
  • agave nectar to taste

Instructions

  • Combine spinach, kiwi, avocado, coconut milk, lime and milled flaxseed in a blender
  • add desired amount of ice cubes and blitz to create a texture and consistency you like
  • add agave nectar to sweeten to your taste

Notes

Kiwi and lime are lower GI fruit. Pairing them with coconut milk, seeds and avocado which contain good amounts of protein and good fats help make the fruit more tolerable. The spinach is packed with nutrients and the ice helps to hydrate the body. This makes for a good GD friendly smoothie which may help any ladies suffering with HG.

Nutrition

Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 31g | of which saturates: 24g | Fibre: 5g | of which sugars: 1g
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