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Blackberry Smoothie

Yesterday evening brought with it late August sunshine and a gorgeous and delicious walk in the local nature reserve, tupperware in hand!

We came home with the first of several (hopefully) tubs full of tender, sweet, shining blackberries.

We had some of them with apples in a pie, and this morning I just could not resist adding them to our morning smoothie - I HAD to see what the colour would be like.

Wow!
 
 

Ingredients

Makes two generous glasses

2 big handfuls of blackberries
1 banana
250g natural yogurt
Grated ginger to suit your taste
A splash of apple juice
 

Method

For two generous glasses, I used two big handfuls (careful - they're delicate) of blackberries, 250g natural yogurt, one large fair trade organic banana, a splash of apple juice and some grated fresh ginger.

 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

5 minutes
 

Notes & Variations on Blackberry Smoothie

I made a second batch, for experimental purposes, without the apple juice or the yogurt.

Two big handfuls of berries, one banana and the ginger made enough for one generous glass as a mid afternoon pick-me-up.
 
 
 

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