It’s Smoothie Saturday time again! I hope you are all having a great Easter weekend! As you know, I firmly believe that including everything in moderation in your diet is the best approach to a healthy lifestyle, so I will definitely be enjoying some Easter eggs tomorrow.

This isn’t because I’ve earned it or because I’ve carefully fitted it into my daily calorie intake – it’s just because I want to. Because it’s Easter!

I promote a healthy lifestyle and to me that includes occasionally having chocolate and cake (obviously gluten-free because of my intolerance). Please remember that eating an Easter egg doesn’t mean you’ve failed and ‘fallen off the wagon’ – a little bit of what you fancy is absolutely fine!

So anyway, I was thinking about making a chocolate smoothie for this weekend, but I realised it would be best to make a fruity smoothie instead as that’s the perfect way to make you feel refreshed after having a little (or a lot of) chocolate. So here it is!

If you try my recipe please let me know what you think.

Fruity Fun!



60g frozen pineapple

65g frozen mango

1 passion fruit

15g Nutristrength vanilla pea protein powder

250ml coconut milk



Blitz all of the ingredients in a smoothie maker, then pour into a glass and enjoy after scoffing (*ahem* I mean casually nibbling) some Easter chocolate!



Kcals: 196

Carbs: 27g

Fat: 2g

Protein: 14g

Fibre: 4g

Check out my other recipes:

Smoothie Saturday: Pina Colada

Smoothie Saturday: Mango, Orange & Carrot

Smoothie Saturday: Raspberry, Banana & Avocado

Gluten-free healthy cheesecake: Coconut, raspberry & lemon

The Cutie Pie: Sweet crumpet recipe for Newburn Bakehouse

Gluten-free, indulgent but healthy “Ferrero Rocher” 

Gluten-free, sugar-free chocolate orange sharing pot

Raw chocolate fudge energy balls – gluten-free and sugar-free

Gluten-free, sugar-free ‘Natella’ chocolate truffles

Chocolate orange avocado mousse (gluten-free)

High-protein, sugar-free banoffee pie

Choc orange cheesecake (gluten-free)

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