This is a quick and easy breakfast to make the night before to leave in the fridge and to take to work the next day. It’s got a really tropical feel to it with the coconut and mango. It’s also healthy with the oats providing fibre and bets glucans and the seeds good fats and protein.
In a large bowl mix the oats, chia, flaxseed, vanilla essence and milk. Combine thoroughly and place in fridge overnight.
Place 3/4 of mango in a food processor and blend until smooth. Place in fridge and leave overnight.
In the morning take 2 glass jars or sealable jars if you are taking them to work. Put a layer of the oats at the bottom of the jars, followed by a layer of mango purée. Then put a layer of coconut yoghurt over the top. Place some whole fresh mango on the top with some pumpkin seeds, and dessicated coconut. Serve.
Pumpkin and squash are sweet and therefore are a good alternative to banana in smoothies.
Pumpkin and squash are also high in vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. They are also full of fibre and antioxidants.
This smoothie is delicious and smooth and good for your gut. The pineapple helps you to digest protein and contains an enzyme called bromelain. Ginger is used to reduce nausea or upset stomach and can help aid in digestion. Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory and chia seeds contain omega 3, fiber and protein Banana is also a good source of potassium. and the natural yoghurt is full of probiotics.