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Orange, ginger and mango breakfast

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Sunshine smoothie
Sunshine smoothie
  • Serves: 2

Kickstart your morning with this fruity, oaty smoothie, flavoured with cinnamon, ginger and vanilla.

Ingredients

  • 1 large orange
  • 2.5cm root ginger, grated and juiced to give 1tbsp juice
  • 100g yogurt (or soya yogurt for vegan option)
  • 150g drained, tinned mango (reserve the juice or syrup)
  • 2tsp wheatgerm (optional)
  • 1tbsp porridge oats
  • 1tbsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 2-3 drops vanilla extract (optional)

Tinned apricots also work well as an alternative to mango

Method

  1. Use a zester to make a few shreds of zest for garnish. Grate more zest to give ¼ tsp grated orange zest. Squeeze juice from the orange. There should be about 4tbsps (60ml).
  2. Wrap the grated ginger in a small square of muslin and twist hard to extract the juice (or use a juicer).
  3. Put grated orange zest, orange juice and all other ingredients into a liquidizer and blend until smooth. taste. Sweeten with a little of the reserved juice from the tinned mango if needed and blend again.
  4. Serve in glasses and garnish with the shreds of zest.

www.vegsoc.org© The Vegetarian Society. Recipe created by Marise Maddison and Sarah Kearns for the Cordon Vert cookery school.

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