Lemongrass and orange smoothie recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 05 min
Cooking: 05 min
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  • Homemade smoothies make an excellent healthy breakfast or afternoon pick-me-up. Whip up this simple recipe, packed with wheat germ a great source of calcium, B vitamins, vitamin E, magnesium, iron, and zinc, and find yourself feeling nutritionally invigorated with every gulp. The orange will also help boost your vitamin C levels too – plus it simply tastes brilliant.

    Ingredients

    • 1 stick lemongrass
    • 1 orange
    • 2tsp wheat germ
    • 225ml whole-milk yogurt
    • 1-2tsp clear honey

    Method

    • Trim the ends of the lemongrass and remove the tough outer layers. Thinly slice the remainder and place in a blender.

    • Grate the zest from the orange and squeeze the juice. Add to the blender and blend until the lemongrass is finely chopped.

    • Add the wheat germ, yogurt and honey and blend until smooth.

    Top tip for making Lemongrass and orange smoothie

    For a more tangy smoothie, replace the orange with a lime.

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