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5 Favourite Breakfast Smoothies

Simple, fresh, healthy and versatile, the humble fruit smoothie is a delicious way to get your 5-a-day and, believe it or not, impossible to get wrong. Here are some of our favourite breakfast smoothie recipes for you to try out, and don’t forget, they don’t have to be for breakfast!


Cranberry & Rasberry Smoothie - a low fat, vitamin C-packed smoothie to get your day off to a good start.

200ml cranberry juice

175g frozen raspberries, defrosted

100ml milk

200ml natural yogurt

1 tbsp caster sugar, or to taste

Mint sprigs, to serve

Place all the ingredients into a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve topped with fresh mint.


Super Berry Smoothie - frozen berries are a thrifty way of creating a healthy smoothie. You can also pad it out with oats to make it extra filling.

450g bag frozen berries

450g pot fat-free strawberry yogurt

100ml milk

25g porridge oats

2 tsp honey (optional)

Blend the berries, yogurt and milk together until smooth. Stir through the porridge oats, then pour into 4 glasses and serve with a drizzle of honey to taste.


Avocado & Strawberry Smoothie - perfect for breakfast, this creamy blend is low in calories and high in calcium.

½ avocado, stoned, peeled and cut into chunks

150g strawberries, halved

4 tbsp low-fat natural yogurt

200ml semi-skimmed milk

Lemon or lime juice, to taste

Honey, to taste

Put all the ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth. If the consistency is too thick, add a little water.


Mango & Passion Fruit Smoothie- A truly tropical blend to start your day or for sipping in the sun. Full of vitamin C and, obviously, low in fat.

400g/14oz peeled and chopped ripe mango

2 x 125g pots fat-free mango yogurt

250ml skimmed milk

Juice 1 lime

4 passion fruits, halved

Blitz the mango, yogurt and milk together in a blender until smooth. Stir in the lime juice, then pour into 4 glasses. Scoop the pulp of a passion fruit into each one and mix with a spoon before serving.


Banana, Honey & Hazelnut Smoothie - a delicious smoothie, packed with energy, potassium and natural goodness.

1 peeled, sliced banana

250ml soya milk

1 tsp honey

A little grated nutmeg

2 tsp chopped hazelnuts, to serve


All of these recipes - plus a whole host of other delicious concoctions - can be found over on BBC Good Food.