Healthy Smoothie Builder Recipe

Do you sometimes get confused about how to make your smoothie cover a broad range of nutritional basics?

Including each of these categories can support the feeling of fullness, cravings, and energy. Let us know what your favourite combinations are.

Step One

Add one cup of milk of your choice, coconut water or water to your blender.

Step Two

Add a serving of protein, fibre, good fats, super foods and desired extras from the lists below.


  • 1 serving protein powder
  • 2 TB LSA
  • 3 TB natural Greek yoghurt (unsweetened)


  • ½ apple or pear
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup berries
  • Handful baby spinach or kale
  • 2 TB flaxseeds
  • 1 TB psyllium husk

Good Fat

  • ¼ avocado
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • 1 TB natural nut or seed butter
  • ¼ cup coconut cream

Super foods

  • 1 TB acai powder
  • 1 TB cacao powder
  • 1 TB chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. spirulina powder
  • 1 TB bee pollen
  • 1 tsp. matcha powder


  • Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. vanilla paste
  • Chunk fresh ginger root

Step Three

Blend in high-speed blender until smooth. Enjoy!

You can share a photo of your delicious creations on Instagram @HealthPostNZ

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