05/03/2015 12:13 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Healthy Recipes: Mood-Boosting Smoothie

The easiest way to give your body a boost? With a smoothie to lift your spirits!

Banana and oatmeal smoothie

For the perfect energising start to the day, this recipe from the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies is packed full of essential vitamins and minerals plus mind-boosting raw cacao and rhodiola.

Add the ingredients below to a blender and mix together for a drink with instant feel-good factor.

1 handful of oats (high in B vitamins for energy and mood)

4 dessertspoons of hemp powder (packed full of essential minerals)

1 heaped teaspoon of coconut oil (mind and energy boost)

1 teaspoon maca powder (stress support and energy boost)

1 teaspoon rhodiola powder (mood boosting & anti-stress)

4 teaspoons Raw cacao powder (good for the brain and focus plus enhances serotonin levels)

1 banana (great for energy)

2 teaspoons of baobab (rich in vitamin C)

1 pint oat milk (for energy and mood)

100 ml coconut milk (full of good fats)


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