Recipe: Lilli Ansell’s Summer Smoothie

Published June 17, 2012

This recipe is from Great Food readers Chris and Lilli Ansell of Kirby Bellars, near Melton Mowbray.

Says Chris: “Just pop all of the ingredients into a blender and blitz it up for a refreshing, healthy summer smoothie. I make it for Lilli, my six-year-old daughter, every Saturday evening. She loves it. We often get our fruit from Wymeswold Pick-Your-Own down the road, and use thick, creamy yoghurt from Manor Farm, Thrussington, and local honey.”

Lilli enjoying her smoothie

Serves 2
* 14 local raspberries
* 6 local strawberries
* Juice of one orange
* Half a banana
* 100ml organic whole milk
* 6 tbsp Manor Farm Dairy yoghurt
* 1 tbsp local honey
* Half tsp vanilla extract
* 6 ice cubes

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Matt Wright
The author:

Matt lives in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. He is passionate about the independent food & drink sector and founded Great Food Club in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town.