Charissa Areington is a Hong Kong-based health and fitness nutritional coach who brings us a delicious recipe each week. The recipes are based on Nuzest, a premium supplement designed to provide the body with the balance of vitamins and minerals it needs. This month, we’re concentrating on breakfast. It may be the most important meal of the day, but it can also be simple and nutritious, helping boost our energy levels and brain alertness while avoiding those on-the-go coffee-and-croissant mornings! This Grain-free Crispy Cereal Smoothie with Chia Pudding recipe is one example.
A word from Charissa
Most breakfast cereals are made from refined grains, not only highly processed but loaded with too much added sugar and trans fats. This is why, less is more. Let’s get the whole family to enjoy a healthy yet delicious breakfast from using the simplest ingredients.
This breakfast combo has two parts, a strawberry toasted cereal smoothie with a light strawberry chia porridge on the side. There are various ways to incorporate a bit of a granola crunch to your breakfast. With this breakfast, the crunch is from adding some toasted coconut flakes. You can even replace that with some activated buckwheat groats, both of these add a delicious gluten-free crunchy texture to the meal.
I have added the Kids Good Stuff from Nuzest to this breakfast, but you can also use the Clean Lean Protein range for the whole family. Whatever you prefer, both work and blend really well and both have the strawberry flavour options.
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Recipe: Grain-free Crispy Cereal Smoothie with Chia Pudding
Serves 1 adult/ 2 kids
- 3 coconut cream ice cubes
- 1.5 cups of macadamia nut milk
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 serving of Nuzest Clean Lean Strawberry protein or Kids Good Stuff Strawberry
- 2 tablespoons of toasted coconut flakes
- 1 teaspoon of macadamia nut butter
- 1/2 cup of fresh chopped strawberries
- 1/2 peeled zucchini chopped (1 cup of zucchini)
- 1/2 frozen banana
- 2 Medjool dates
- 4 blocks of ice
Blend until smooth. Pour into your glass and sprinkle on some toasted coconut flakes, fresh strawberries as well as a teaspoon of chia porridge.
Creamy Chia Porridge
- 30g of chia seeds
- 1/2 cup of macadamia nut milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon of Nuzest Clean Lean Vanilla Protein
- 1 tablespoon of hempseed butter or macadamia butter
Mix all the above ingredients and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes or overnight. Enjoy on the side of the smoothie with a little toasted coconut layer, accompanied by some fresh strawberries.
Charissa, originally South African, lived in a few countries, before relocating from Singapore to Hong Kong. As an Online Health and Wellness influencer, Fitness/Nutrition coach, she loves sharing health and wellness where and when she can.
Especially when it comes to finding healthier alternatives to those not so healthy meals.
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