Stay Healthy & Win This Winter

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Above: Super Berry Smoothies.

 

STAY HEALTHY & WIN THIS WINTER

We all know we need to get our five-plus-a-day but let’s be honest how many of us actually do it? Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get a daily dose of vitamins to help stay healthy and fight off nasty winter bugs. So here are a few of our favourite smoothie recipes to kick-start a healthy new you.

To make preparing these tasty smoothies a whole lot easier we’re also giving away two (yes two) top-of-the-line Electrolux Pro Stick Mixers valued at $199.95 each to two lucky Insiders. See below for entry deets.

 

STRAWBERRY & OAT SMOOTHIE

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Above: Strawberry & Oat Smoothie.

 

Ingredients

• 1 cup quartered strawberries
• 1 sliced banana
• 1/4 cup raw almonds
• 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
• 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
• 1 teaspoon maple syrup

Directions

Put all ingredients into your Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer bowl, blend until smooth, and pour into a tall glass – and if desired top with chopped nuts (almonds or walnuts) for a more filling breakfast.

 

APRICOT SMOOTHIE

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Above: Apricot Smoothie.

 

Ingredients

• 1 cup Apricots (tinned is fine, if out of season)
• 2 x pottles of apricot yoghurt
• ½ cup milk
• Crushed ice

Directions

Using your Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer – crush ice, before adding apricots, yoghurt and milk. Blend together, pour into a tall glass and enjoy.

 

SPINACH SMOOTHIE WITH AVOCADO AND APPLE

They don’t come much ‘greener’ than this smoothie.

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Above: Spinach Smoothie with Avocado and Apple.

 

Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cups apple juice
• 2 cups stemmed and chopped spinach or kale
• 1 apple—unpeeled, cored, and chopped
• 1/2 avocado, chopped

Directions

Combine the apple juice, spinach, apple, and avocado in your Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer bowl and puree until smooth, (about 1 minute), adding water to reach the desired consistency.

 

SUPER BERRY SMOOTHIE

Frozen berries make for smoothie heaven! For a more filling smoothie simply add some oats.

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Above: Super Berry Smoothie.

 

Ingredients

• 450g of frozen berries of your choice
• 450g of strawberry yoghurt.
• 100 mls milk
• 25g oats
• 2 tsp honey (optional)

Directions

Whizz the berries, yoghurt and milk together with an Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer until smooth. Stir through the porridge oats, then pour into 4 glasses and serve with a drizzle of honey.

 

 

PEANUT BUTTER & BANANA SMOOTHIE

On the go? Blend a banana, peanut butter, and milk for a healthy breakfast you can take with you!

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Above: Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie.

 

Ingredients

• I cup skim milk or plain soy milk
• 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
• 1 medium banana

Directions

Using your Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer – combine all ingredients – whizz until blended …then gulp and go!

 

WIN WIN WIN

We have two Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixers, valued at $199.95 each to give away. The Turbo Pro Stick Mixer is packed full of clever design features including a two metre long cord to help you reach further around your kitchen, anti-scratch and anti-splash design so you can blend in a pot or bowl without causing damage or spillage. The Turbo Pro Stick Mixer creates velvety smooth textures in soups, sauces, smoothies, purees and more… you’re only limited by your imagination.

Available in two fashion colours; Watermelon Red and Liquorice, the Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer is available at all leading appliance retailers. For further information visit www.electrolux.com.

Watch it in action here:

 

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Above: Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer comes with the above attachments.

 

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Above: Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixer.

To enter to win one of two Electrolux Turbo Pro Stick Mixers simply tell us in the comments below why you need one of these little kitchen whizz’s in your life. Then click here to whip over to my Facebook page and share this competition post with your Facebook friends. Everyone who has shared this post and is a Style Insider subscriber will automatically go in the draw to win. Winners will be drawn and announced here next Saturday (22 June).

Good luck!