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Very berry smoothie


If you’re pressed for time in the mornings, you can whip up this quick smoothie to go. You really can’t taste the spinach – we promise!

Recipe: Very berry smoothie

Prep and cooking time: 5 mins

Serves: 1


  • 200g plain natural or Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp milled flaxseed (optional)
  • 1 handful baby spinach leaves
  • 1 small handful fresh or frozen fruit (e.g. stoned cherries, berries, kiwi, melon, pineapple)
  • 100ml milk


  1. Place all ingredients in the order they are listed in a blender.
  2. Screw the lid on tight and blend until smooth.

Second Nature Special Tip:

You can vary the fruits you use, but keep the amount to a small handful. Also if the smoothie is a bit thick, add in more milk and blend again.

Useful Equipment:

A blender or food processor.

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Diane Kathryn Cope
15 April, 2022

I have been referred by my diabetic nurse, are my GPs funding this 12 wk course?
Am I still supposed to be completing the quiz first as I dont seem to be able to progress?

18 April, 2022

Hi Diane,

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Olarinmoye Taiwo Clementina
18 February, 2022

I will definitely try this.

6 May, 2022

Hi Olarinmoye,

We hope you enjoy this recipe! Let us know what you think 🙂

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