This Strawberry & Courgette Smoothie is one of seven recipes in our low-carb series, which swap out carbohydrate-dense ingredients such as dates or bananas for ones containing healthy fats, greens and/or low-sugar berries.
Courgette – or zucchini for those of you in the US – might not sound like the most appealing smoothie addition on paper, but give the uber-accessible vegetable a chance and you’ll reap the benefits of high fibre and abundant vitamin B6, riboflavin, folate, vitamins C & K, and minerals potassium and manganese.
Nutritionals: calories: 230 kcal, protein: 18.2g/69 kcal (25%), fat: 12.3g/102 kcal (38%), carbs: 8.6g/58 kcal (38%), fibre: 5.5g
- 240ml cashew milk
- 120g frozen strawberries
- 50g chopped courgette, frozen or raw
- 20g chia seeds
- 20g Superblend toffee