The winter freeze is finally moving on and it may feel time to change up your food choices and routine. Why not start by adding these three top Dietitian picks for nutrition with the bonus of added fibre from South Australian Gourmet Food Company fruit pouches!

SPRING FRESH SMOOTHIE BOWL

Ingredients

SMOOTHIE BOWL

1 cup milk (cows’ milk or lactose free milk recommended as first options)

200g of Greek yogurt (for the lower energy option select low/no fat otherwise full fat is fine too)

1/4 cup green grapes

1/2 cup spinach

1/2 avocado

1 x pouch of South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard 120g

TOPPING

1 sliced kiwi with skins removed

2 tablespoons oats

3 sliced strawberries

2 tablespoons of your favourite nuts (top picks are walnuts, cashews, or peanuts)

METHOD

  1. Combine ingredients for the smoothie bowl in a blender and puree until the consistence is smooth.
  2. Take your favourite bowl and fill with the smoothie. Add the toppings to create an Instagram worthy masterpiece.
  3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Fact about this smoothie:

Oats are a great source of soluble fibre and can help drag out the unhealthy LDL-cholesterol from your body. Oats are also a whole grain which means they give your body B vitamins for energy production. Oats also give your body vitamins and minerals including iron needed to transport oxygen around your body and magnesium needed for strong bones and muscles to work properly.

The South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard with Added Fibre will provide your body with an additional 11g of fibre! Making your goal of 25-30g for adults a day a lot easier after enjoying this smoothie.

BANANARAMA SMOOTHIE BOWL

Ingredients

SMOOTHIE BOWL

1 cup milk (cows’ milk or lactose free milk recommended as first options)

200g of Greek yogurt

1 medium banana

1/2 cup spinach

1/2 cup of frozen/fresh berries of your choice

South Australian Gourmet Food Company Banana Fruit Custard with Added Fibre

TOPPING

¼ banana

2 tablespoons coconut flakes

½ cup of blueberries

2 tablespoons of granola

METHOD

  1. Combine ingredients for the smoothie bowl in a blender and puree until the consistence is smooth.
  2. Take your favourite bowl and fill with the smoothie. Add the toppings to create an Instagram worthy masterpiece.
  3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Fact about this smoothie:

Bananas are not only delicious but are a great source of energy pre-workout with easily digested carbohydrate source to allow your muscles to work their best. Bananas also contain potassium which help keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. Bananas also contain vitamin C needed for immunity as well as for healthy youthful skin as a component of collagen. Bananas also boast containing B6 and magnesium.

TANG UP YOUR WARMER MONTHS SMOOTHIE BOWL

Ingredients

SMOOTHIE BOWL

1 cup milk (cows’ milk or lactose free milk recommended as first options)

200g of Greek yogurt

½ teaspoon of lime zest

1 large lime juiced

1 medium banana

1/2 cup spinach

1/2 cup of frozen/fresh berries of your choice (blackberries recommended to match with the lime tang)

South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard with Added Fibre

TOPPING

½ cup of sliced pineapple

2 tablespoons chia seeds

½ cup of blackberries

2 tablespoons of coconut flakes

METHOD

1. Combine ingredients for the smoothie bowl in a blender and puree until the consistence is smooth.

2. Take your favourite bowl and fill with the smoothie. Add the toppings to create an Instagram worthy masterpiece.

3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Fact about this smoothie:

Unlike coconut oil which is the refined fat only, coconut flakes are the whole fruit which gives your body a range of important benefits. This includes fibre for a healthy gut and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. Coconut flakes also gives your body potassium and magnesium too and shows why food is not ‘good’ or ‘bad’ it is the form and context which matters most.

Did you know that only 30% of adults and 50% of children are getting enough fibre needed for health? South Australian Gourmet Food Company Strawberry Fruit Custard with Added Fibre will give your body a big boost towards you daily needs for health with 10.9g of fibre per serve.

Ashleigh Feltham (MNutrDiet)
Feed Your Future Dietetics
Accredited Practising Dietitian | Accredited Nutritionist