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Gingerbread Christmas Smoothie

Thick, filled with warming spices and so creamy; this smoothie takes minutes to whip up and makes a great breakfast or snack. Adding in some milled seeds adds a boost of protein, fibre and some healthy fat. This is a fun way to get into the festive spirit and honestly, this smoothie tastes just like gingerbread!

Gingerbread Christmas Smoothie

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 0 mins

Serves: 2 servings 

Suitable From: 7 months (omit honey for under 1s)

Can be frozen for 3 months into Popsicles 

What do you need?

2 cups full fat milk | Or substitute any plant-based milk of choice for dairy free/vegan alternative

1 ripe banana * (see note)

3 tbsp milled seeds 

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 - 1 tsp ginger powder

1/2 - 1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp mixed spice 

1/4 tsp cardamom powder (optional)

1 tsp vanilla powder or extract 

1 tbsp honey (optional) * (omit honey for under 1’s) \ Or substitute maple syrup for vegan alternative

Then...

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and whizz until smooth. 
  2. Serve and enjoy! 

Note:

You can use a frozen banana if you want a creamer and slightly richer smoothie.

 

Recipe courtesy of Shikha Gill from @my.little.food.critic. Check out the Instagram channel or download the App from the App Store & Google Play for more inspiration ideas.

 My Little Food Critic