Why is a smoothie the ideal lunch ?
- OK, Smoothies taste fantastic
- And you can use flavours & ingredients that you will really enjoy.
But a key difference is that smoothies are far healthier than the most popular alternative lunches.
The easiest way to show why is to compare a smoothie with the top 3 most often eaten lunch meals.
|Lunch Type||Calories||Protein||Vitamins % RDA|
|Cheese Sandwich||497||10g||Vitamin A 1%, C 2%|
|Tuna mayo Sandwich||313||17g||–|
|Strawberry Apricot Delight Smoothie||186||20g||Vitamin A 44%, D 50%, E 43%, C 80%|
Not only are shakes & smoothies :
- Much lower in calories
- But in addition will also boost your vitamin & mineral intake.
And the best way to make a lunch smoothie?
Is to use water – and not milk or juice
Whether you want a quick & easy healthy lunch, boost energy or lose weight…
A shake or smoothie could be the ideal solution for you.
Because you can
- Make them in advance – if it’s difficult to make at work.
- Personalise them – to help you get the best results
- Use flavours & ingredients – you will enjoy
In addition a key advantage of a smoothies is that it can be made with water.
So that you can make it in the morning, and simply take it with you in a sports bottle (without having to keep it chilled)
And then simply drink it at lunch time for an enjoyable meal, that will fill you up and also help you feel great.
2 Ways to Make a Lunch Smoothie
Option 1 – The ‘Quick & Easy’ Way
The simplest way is to blend the formula 1 shake powder, something call protein drink mix (PDM) and water.
It only takes a couple of minutes, you can make it in the morning (or previous evening) and just take it with you in a sports bottle or shake.
For example the ‘Wild Berry’ shake below contains:
- Only 200 calories
- 24 g protein
- Vitamin A (44 %RDA), Vitamin D (50% RDA), Vitamin E (43% RDA), Vitamin C (24 % RDA)
RDA is the recommended daily allowance (also known as NRV). And in addition this smoothie will also provide you with vitamins (like B6, B12, ec.) as well as minerals.
Option 2 – A bit more complicated
Or if you prefer a bit of variety.
Then the choice of smoothies you can make is endless – either by simply using different types of formula 1 flavours, or adding different types of fruits.
Strawberry Apricot Delight Smoothie
This lunch smoothie is easy to make using fruits available in most supermarkets.
Please note – in addition to the ingredients in the picture we have also added protein powder, in order to boost the protein intake.
All you need are
- 2 Scoops (26 g) Strawberry shake mix
- 1 to 2 scoops protein powder.
- 8 fluid ounces water
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 apricot
- 4-6 ice cubes (optional)
To make this lunch smoothie just add the ingredients in a blender, and blend for 1 to 2 minutes. If you are taking it with you for lunch to pour into a sports bottle or shaker.
This smoothies contains
- Only 186 calories
- 20 g protein
- Vitamin A (44 %RDA), Vitamin D (50% RDA), Vitamin E (43% RDA), Vitamin C (80 % RDA)
Why not try it for yourself ?
Even if you only try it for a few days you will notice a difference.
The beauty is you can make the best lunch smoothies exactly as you like – they will taste great, fill you up and ideal as part of a healthy, calorie controlled diet.
The Trial Pack..
We have a trial pack that will let you try it for a few days and see how you get on.
Or alternatively the formula 1 tub contains 21 servings per tub – cheaper than your current lunch ?